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Access Bank starts WhatsApp banking

Access Bank Plc has broken new boundary with the “Access WhatsApp Banking”, which showed that the days of brick and mortar banking is fast becoming losing attraction and patronage.With the platform, customers can now perform transactions like account opening, transfers among Access Bank accounts, BVN display, balance enquiry and Payday loan requests.

Designed to provide customers with easy and reliable banking transactions, the banking service allows users to automate most parts of the banking experience, providing customers the ease of remote banking with the efficiency of the best personnel and the intimacy of a customized experience.

The bank’s Executive Director, IT and Retail Operations, Ade Bajomo, said the lender has continued to keep the pace in the digital banking revolution in Nigeria, with the launch of banking services on WhatsApp – one of the largest social media platforms.

“Now Access Bank is bringing banking closer to its growing customers by leveraging on the WhatsApp Application. We are excited to see the rate at which the service is being adopted and we can’t wait to see more of our customers enjoy the experience,” he added.

Access WhatsApp banking is a non-intrusive service, which does not require users to download a new application or use extra data to access the options available. It works with the existing WhatsApp application and can be used immediately.

To connect with Access Bank on Access WhatsApp, all customers need to do is, add the mobile number- +234 9090 901 901, as a contact in their phones – “Access WhatsApp Banking”- the same way they would add any other number, activate the service by sending “Hi”.It is important to note that customers must use the number registered to their personal accounts with the bank.