First Atlantic Bank Opens Dzorwulu And Ring Road Branches

First Atlantic Bank has officially opened two new branches at Dworwulu and Ring Road Central to bring convenience and ease to its growing clientele within the Accra Metropolis.

This bring to 25 the total number of branches nationwide. And on Thursday of this week the number will reach 26, with the opening of a branch at Market Circle in the port city of Takoradi.

"Nearly five years ago, after the receipt of a Universal Banking License and a lengthy rebranding process, First Atlantic Bank continues to deliver on its promise: to bring its unique style of banking to the doorsteps of as many of our customers as possible.

"Indeed, five years ago, in 2012 we boasted of a modest 7 branch footprint, with the opening of our Dzorwulu branch, as well as this branch, the Ring Road Central branch, we bring the FAB footprint to a network of 25 brick and mortar channels," Board Chairperson, Mrs Karen Akiwumi-Tanoh said during the launch.

"Our objective is to grow our network God willing to 31 branches by the end of 2017, and so this year we will see expansion into Kasoa, Takyiman, Madina, and Tamale, and an additional outlet in Osu off the Ring Road," she added.

Head of Banking Supervision at the Bank of Ghana, Mr Raymond Amanfu who graced the occassion said having more branches are just not enough but being efficient and reliable is the hallmark.

He advised bank managers not to set unrealistic targets that will compel staff to use unorthodox and strange methodologies to meet them in order to attract sanctions.

He said the Bank of Ghana will soon introduce a deposit protection scheme that will seek to protect the interest of customers.

The three-time winner of Best Bank in Customer Care at the annual Banking Awards offer a bouquet of 6 different savings products aimed at providing options to meet the needs of all our customers.

For the many small and medium scale businesses in this area, unique Atlantic Business Savings product should be a key consideration.

First Atlantic Bank (FAB) electronic banking suite of services includes: Internet Banking, Mobile Banking, POS Channels, Cards – Local pre-paid, Visa Debit and Prepaid, Mastercard Debit as well as American Express Cards.

First Atlantic electronic services are covered by the internationally acclaimed PCIDSS security certification.

To provide the Ghanaian Diaspora with options to send money back home to family and friends and for the purpose of investment,

First Atlantic Bank has partnered with 7 International remittance service providers - these are: Money Gram, Western Union, Ria, Small World, Transfast, Money Exchange and Unity Link.