The Chief Executive Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank), Dr. Adesola Adeduntan has been awarded the ‘Best Chief Executive Officer’ of the year at the Digital Innovation and Excellence Awards, held recently in Accra, Ghana.
The awards which was the highpoint of the Digital Banking Summit was packaged to reward the individuals and groups who have contributed immensely to the growth of the banking industry across Africa.
The CEO has been at the helm of affairs of Firstbank, the parent bank of FirstBank Ghana since 2016 and has been the force behind the group’s digital strategies which are aimed at leveraging new and evolving technologies to facilitate access to everyday financial services for consumers and businesses alike.
Victor Yaw Asante, the Managing Director of FBNBank Ghana received the award on behalf of Dr. Adeduntan. He stressed that the award speaks to Dr. Adeduntan’s commitment to driving the financial inclusion agenda of FirstBank as well as its subsidiaries across Africa.
Asante said, “On behalf of Dr. Adeduntan and his management team at First Bank of Nigeria Limited, I will like to thank you for recognizing the Bank’s unrelenting quest to meet the needs and preferences of our customers with our deployment of a full bouquet of digital banking services.
“Though humbling, this award reminds us to keep listening and to demonstrate an understanding of our customers’ busy, modern lives and connect with them through the provision of solutions that not only meet their needs but also delivers relevant experiences that meet their expectations.
“We would deepen our collaboration with our partners and strive to replicate our success in Nigeria across all our subsidiaries,” he said.
These kinds of gestures are not new to the bank which has over the years received applauds and recognitions beyond the shores of the country for its leading role at promoting technological inclusion, cashless transactions and financial inclusion in the fast revolving and technological driven financial industry in Nigeria.
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