The award of 2 million dollars by the founder of Zenith Bank to support Ghanaian students at the Ashesi University is worthy of emulation by all industry players in the banking sector not only in Ghana but the whole of Africa, President Akufo Addo has stated.
Addressing attendees of the official commissioning ceremony of the Zenith Bank Head Office Complex at the forecourt of The Complex, President Akufo Addo said the success of Zenith Bank in Ghana over their 12 years of operation in Ghana speaks volumes particularly with their decision to directly participate in the Education sector of the country.
*Founder of Zenith Bank*
The founder and Group Chairman of Zenith Bank, Jim Ovia, in his speech observed that the leadership of The bank have discovered that Ghanaian students are brilliant and that is the motivation behind the decision to invest heavily in university education in Ghana through Ashesi University.
*Bank of Ghana*
The first deputy governor of The bank of Ghana, Maxwell Opoku-Afari, described the step by the bank to build a huge edifice such as this in Accra as a clear sign of the success of the bank and their commitment to contribute positively to the Ghanaian economy. He urged the management of the bank to continue it’s good work and abide by the governing rules of banking in Ghana.
Zenith Bank (Ghana) Limited (“Zenith”), a financial services provider, was incorporated in April 2005 under the Banking Act 2004 (Act 673) as a private limited company and commenced universal banking operation in September 2005.
Since inception, the Zenith brand has been synonymous with its cutting edge ICT platform, passionately innovative staff and devotion to the development of top of the range products and services to meet customer needs. Zenith Bank is an epitome of a stable and strong institution with a brand and customer service that are the envy of its peers.
The Bank’s main service delivery channels include thirty four (34) business locations (branches and agencies) as well as numerous ATMs and Point of Sale terminals strategically located in various cities and towns across Ghana. Zenith also offers real-time internet and mobile banking which enables customers to access banking services on-the-go.
The vision of the Bank is “to be a reference point in the provision of prompt, flawless and innovative banking products and services in the Ghanaian banking industry”.
The mission of the Bank is “to continue to invest in the best people, technology and environment to underscore our commitment to achieving customer enthusiasm”.