Nigeria’s Guaranty Trust Bank recently unveiled its Social Banking service for Facebook, allowing Social Account holders to transfer money, purchase mobile minutes, pay bills and check account balances on Facebook.
GTBank Managing Director and CEO Segun Agbaje expressed the bank’s commitment to ensuring that customers can perform financial transactions at their convenience, adding that the bank hopes to continue to introduce alternative payment channels.
The bank’s other recent introductions include a mobile banking app, a “FastTrack” banking system that allow customers to withdrawal money using debit cards, the GTCrea8 eSavers virtual account for undergraduate students and the GTBank e-Account for salary earners.
GTBank’s banking channels were recently PCISSC certified, identifying the solutions as having met technical and operational requirements to prevent security breaches and fraud.
Established in 1990, GTBank operates from 188 branches in Nigeria and has subsidiaries in Cote D’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and the U.K.