Nigeria: Access Bank to promote Northern SMEs through financial packages

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AcAccess Bank Plc’s management announced that the bank has started a business conversation with its clients, particularly Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs), in an effort to support and promote their business engagement through the sharing of various business promotions and protection bundles the bank offers.

This was disclosed by the bank’s Deputy Managing Director, North, Mr Victor Etuokwu, during the Access Bank cocktails and business conversations held in Kano.

He claims that the bank has discovered it to be crucial to communicate and engage with its clients in order to effectively assist them, particularly the SMEs, in achieving success in their enterprises.

L – R: Nasiru Bello, Regional Sales Manager, Access Bank , Kano; Ayodele Olojede, Group Head, Emerging Businesses, Access Bank; Hajiya Jemila Saleh, Director, New Salsa International School, Kano; Victor Etuokwu, Deputy Managing Director, Access Bank, North at the Access Bank cocktail and business conversations with SMEs in Kano State recently.

Similarly, in her remarks, Group Head, Emerging Businesses unit of the bank Mrs Ayodele Olojede, revealed that the bank has initiated adequate business protection and promotion bundles that will allow for easy ways to grow any SMEs and other businesses, adding that there are bundles that allow businesses to access loans of up to N10 million without any collateral.

She further explained that the bank has also introduced an affordable and accessible insurance scheme against different challenges that may affect any enterprise.

Victor Etuokwu, Deputy Managing Director, Access Bank

Aminu Inuwa, the bank’s regional sales director for the north-west, however, claimed that since SMEs serve as the foundation of these economies and control 90 percent of the global economy, the bank is committed to supporting and promoting SMEs’ activities by providing them with various types of loans that will help them expand their businesses.


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