United Bank for Africa (UBA), Pan-African Financial Institution and developers of Leo- the UBA’s chat banker, has launched in pilot mode on WhatsApp and will be fully available to customers by September 1.
UBA is once again asserting itself as a pace setter, moving in leaps and bounds in unchartered territory, just after clinching the Euromoney awards as the Best Digital Bank in Africa,
With Leo now on WhatsApp, customers who are lovers of the app will be able to open new accounts, check their balances on the go and carry out basic banking services.
Speaking about the launch of Leo on WhatsApp, Kennedy Uzoka, group managing director, said: “Our customers are at the heart of our business and we as a bank, are never relenting in matching our words with equal action.
In today’s fast paced world with demands for quick responses, our aim is to make banking seamless and effortless for our millions of existing and potential customers.”
Also speaking on the launch of Leo on WhatsApp, Mr Austine Abolusoro, group head of UBA’s Online Banking, stated ‘United Bank for Africa is a technology-driven institution with vast knowledge in the business that we do and Leo, being a tested dependable and intelligent personality, will replicate on WhatsApp, the success it has experienced on the Facebook Messenger platform.
It is a solution that is from the customer’s standpoint, easy to use by anyone regardless of your demography.’