Ecobank Ghana has signed a partnership deal with Ghana’s leading retail shop, Melcom, to enhance convenient banking services to Ghanaian customers who patronize their services.
The collaboration is said to enable Ecobank to provide extended banking services to clients through these outlets, adding to the over 1,500 EcobankXpress Points across the nation.
The innovation was introduced on June 08, 2020, in 5 out of the forty-six Melcom stores in Ghana and is expected to be fully rolled out in the remaining outlets by the end of 2020.
EcobankXpress Points will offer basic banking services which include; Cash deposits and withdrawals, Remittances, Cash Xpress card reloading and the opening of Xpress Accounts.
The bank’s services provided can immediately be accessed by the general public, as Ecobank makes it possible for every Ghanaian with a phone to instantly open an account without any challenges.
The collaboration is expected to promote and deepen financial inclusion as ordinary Ghanaians who patronize Melcomproducts on a daily basis can simultaneously access basic banking services any in the country.
Managing Director of Ecobank Ghana and Regional Executive of the Ecobank Group, Mr. Dan Sackey said; “Ecobank is focused on promoting financial convenience and inclusion and we will continue to forge strategic partnerships to provide appropriate financial solutions for our customers.”
However, Speaking on the partnership, the Group Chairman of The Melcom Group of CompaniesMr. Bhagwan Khubchandani said; “Melcom has always been and will remain committed to making shopping an enjoyable experience for all.
As a leader in a multi-faceted retail business, we are delighted and proud to be the first retail conglomerate in the region to partner with Ecobank and offer agency banking services from our stores. We plan to take this concept to every region in the country through our wide network of stores.”
By Amos Ekow Coffie | talksafrica.com