Daily Trust

UBA launches WhatsApp platform

Pan-African Financial Institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) has announced the commencement of its chat bank ‘Leo’ on the WhatsApp platform.

With Leo on WhatsApp, customers who are users and lovers of the app can now can perform basic banking services including checking their balances on the go, transferring funds, paying bills, among other services.

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The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, UBA, Mr Kennedy Uzoka, said, “This recognition will further spur us to do more in meeting the needs of our customers with unrivalled services.”

“Our recent launch of Leo in 13 other African countries is evidence that UBA has on its agenda, the objective of digital creativity especially in service for our trusted customer base across the African continent.”

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The Group Head of UBA’s Online Banking, Mr Austine Abolusoro, said, “It is a solution that is from the customer’s standpoint, easy to use by anyone regardless of your demography.”

WhatsApp has been in existence for over nine years, reaching more than 1.5 billion people in over 180 countries.