First Bank of Nigeria Limited has been awarded the Best Private Bank and Best Retail Bank in Nigeria by the World Finance Magazine and Global Banking and Finance Review.

The award came as a result of Firstbank’s commitment and leading role in providing bespoke financial services to its customers and the public in general, through its numerous state of the art and innovative financial products and services.

According to Wanda Rich, Editor, Global Banking & Finance Review, in the 125 years of continuous banking operations, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has remained a pioneer in the retail banking development in Nigeria.

He said the bank has remained dedicated to providing customers with value added products and services and as well as efficient and accessible banking services. “FirstBank’s commitment to retail banking is reflected in their strategic vision, organizational structure and strong risk management, which contributed to their outstanding performance We look forward to seeing more from them for years to come,” he said.

The 2019 World Finance Banking Awards is organised to identify the banks across the world that have excelled across a number of areas, including corporate governance, sustainability and innovation, and have played a key role in the industry’s growth.

Appreciating the awards on behalf of the Bank, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, Chief Executive Officer, FirstBank said: “these awards are dedicated to Nigerians, especially our customers for their patronage and trust in our services over the last 125 years. Indeed, the confidence reposed in us has spurred us to continually deliver the best wealth and financial management services to strengthen everyone’s contribution to national development. We are pleased to be the financial services gateway of first choice for everyone.


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