Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has reaffirmed its position as the leading financial institution in e-payment with its emergence as a multiple award winner during the 2017 Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme Awards organised by the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Nigeria Inter-bank Settlement System.
With six, GTBank had the highest number of awards presented to financial institutions, fin-techs, merchants and other stakeholders in the Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme.
The EPIS efficiency award was established to reward and celebrate financial institutions, merchants and other stakeholders at the forefront of driving electronic payment in Nigeria.
GTBank also won the award for Instant Payments Transaction Efficiency for achieving the highest transaction count in Point of Sale terminals through the National Central Switch Platform; and Point of Sale Card Transaction Efficiency for its performance in recording the highest level of efficiency in card payments on POS terminals connected to the National Central Switch.
It also bagged the Electronic Data Rendition Compliance and Integrity Award for its outstanding performance in ensuring customer data integrity and compliance with the CBN mandated submissions.
“We are delighted and proud to recognise, encourage, appreciate and reward financial, non-bank and other stakeholders in the EPIS that have been driving the electronic banking channels in Nigeria,” =the Deputy Governor, Operations Directorate, CBN, Alhaji Suleiman Barau, said.
The Managing Director, NIBSS, Adebisi Shonubi, added that the event was a reward for all the years of commitments by stakeholders in the finance industry who had tried to push forward Nigeria’s quest for electronic payment.
Commenting on the awards, the Managing Director/CEO, Guaranty Trust Bank, Segun Agbaje, said, “We are incredibly excited to receive such outstanding honours from the apex regulators in the banking sector.