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August 02, 2007



Guaranty Trust Bank plc, one of the most innovative Bank’s in the Country with subsidiaries in Ghana, The Gambia and Sierra Leone has announced the launch of its “Drive-Through” Banking Channel.


The new alternative banking channel, the first of its kind to be deployed by any Nigerian Bank enables the Bank’s customers make cash withdrawals and account enquiries from the comfort of their cars.


Presently deployed at the Bank’s Chevron Drive branch, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Drive-Through Banking involves the use of a drive through Automated Teller Machine (ATM) to enable interswitch powered debit card holders make cash withdrawals from the comfort of their cars with their engines running.


According to Lola Odedina, Head of Communication & External Affairs, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, “this service will make it easier for busy customers to make cash withdrawals and enquiries about their transactions and account(s). The beauty of this initiative is that it is open to GTBank customers and anyone with an interswitch powered debit card”. Mrs. Odedina further explained that the Bank has plans to have such facilities in every major Nigerian city in the near future.


Guaranty Trust Bank plc has become recognized as one of the foremost and most innovative financial institutions in Nigeria. GTConnect, The Bank’s fully interactive self service contact centre was launched in 2006.


This product is already revolutionizing the Nigerian banking environment by enabling GTBank customers conduct 90% of their banking transactions from anywhere in the world with a simple phone call to +234 1 448000. Such customers are kept abreast of transactions on their account(s) through GeNS, the Bank’s electronic and SMS transaction notification system.


The Bank recently concluded a US$750 Million Global Depository Receipt (GDR) Offering, becoming the first African Bank and Nigerian Company to be listed on the London Stock Exchange.


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