Nigeria's Second Non-Interest Bank, TajBank, Celebrates 1st Anniversary


Friday, December  11, 2020 / 3:00 PM / TajBank Press Release / Header Image Credit: TajBank


Nigeria's innovative non-interest bank, TajBank, has celebrated its 1st anniversary. The event which was held recently took place at the Wells Carlton Hotel in Abuja.


In attendance were members of the board of directors, executive management as well as members of staff. The occasion was an opportunity for the Bank to also reward pioneer staff and other outstanding employees. 


Speaking at the ceremony, Board Member, Barrister Habib Alkali, representing the Chairman Board of Directors, Alhaji Tanko Isiaku Gwamna, reiterated the firm commitment and support of the Board in the realization of the Bank's vision and emphasized that employees who had shown exemplary conduct would be assured of appropriate rewards to motivate them.


COO/Founder TAJBank, Mr. Hamid Joda, lauded the dedication, focus, and commitment of staff in achieving several milestones throughout the year. He restated the Bank's 10/10 Service Mantra and urged staff to maintain the same zeal in preparing for its next year of operations to ensure that the institution continually offers the exceptional service to customers that it has become well recognized for.


The CMO/Co-Founder, Mr. Sherif Idi, noted that breaking even in nine (9 )months of operations was a remarkable feat and urged staff to maintain the same drive as the institution commences its 2nd year of operations. He also commended the shareholders for their patience and trust in the brand and expressed delight that the Bank will be paying dividends in its first year of operations. 


In its one year of operations, the bank has achieved several milestones, the launch of TAJXpress, (Agency Banking network) across the NE and NW states, the establishment of TAJMall, Nigeria's 1st ethical mall to critical acclaim with a focus on providing products and services to meet the evolving needs of customers across the country, appointment as Receiving Agent to several Federal Government Parastatals and also recognized as the Best Islamic Bank Marketing and Growth Strategy (GIFA Awards 2020).


The Bank recently announced a $5m facility grant from AFREXIM. 

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