FBNBank Ghana launches Western Union service

FBNBank Ghana Limited (FBNBank) has partnered with The Western Union, a leader in global payment services, to introduce its money transfer services across FBNBank branches in the country.

This means that anyone can receive Western Union remittances through any FBNBank branch in Ghana. With this, everyone can now receive money sent from their family and friends from any part of the world almost as instantly as when it is sent.

Speaking in Accra, the MD/CEO of the Bank, Mr. Seyi Oyefeso, said that FBNBank Ghana comes from a rich heritage, with its parent bank First Bank of Nigeria Limited, being one of the best experienced in remittance payments in Africa.

According to him, FirstBank was the first to offer Western Union Services in Nigeria as far back as 1996 and customers have come to associate reliability, speed and convenience with receiving remittance services at the Bank’s branches in Nigeria.

"Our strategy is to provide for the people of Ghana, new ways to send and receive money around the globe, meet the changing preferences of our customers and stakeholders as well as provide excellent customer focused solutions to meet their banking needs,” Mr. Oyefeso stated.

The bank’s partner, Western Union, is an acknowledged leader in global payment services, specialized in the provision of fast, reliable and convenient ways of sending and receiving money among consumers and businesses around the world.