BOARD CHAIRMAN'S SPEECH
Nananom, Fellow Directors (current and former), the MD ARB Apex Bank PLC, the President of, the Association of Rural Banks-Ashanti Chapter, the Branch Manager, ARB Apex Bank Kumasi, Police Commander District, Chief Executive Officers Sister Rural/Community Banks, Invited Guests, friends from the Media, dedicated Management and hardworking Staff of our bank, Ladies, and Gentlemen, all protocol observed. It is an honour to welcome you to the official opening ceremony of the oyoko Branch of Nsutaman Rural Bank PLC (NRB). Your presence is a testimony of your interest in our Bank and its activities, and we thank you very much for the gesture. I want to take this opportunity to thank the officials of the Bank of Ghana for giving the approval for the opening of the OYOKO branch and also the ARB Apex Bank Plc for all the support we need to open this branch.
Nananom, fellow directors, ladies and gentlemen, Nsutaman Rural Bank came to existence after the fold-up of financial activities of Ghana commercial Bank in Nsuta, a team of six indigenes (Mr. Yaw Sarpong Manu, Mrs, Elizabeth Aboagye, Dr. E.R.K Dwemoah, Dr, James Nti and Mr, George Sarkodee ) all of Nsuta came together to establish Nsutaman Rural Bank Limited in the sekyere district and surrounding districts to be part of the financial inclusion drive of the country. These individuals mobilized others to raise the required minimum capital to start Nsutaman Rural Bank in the year 2000 and the bank has since made a lot strive in the financial industry of the country.
The opening of this branch forms part of the bank’s contribution to the financial inclusion of the country, the actualization of the founding member’s ambitions to grow the bank and improve shareholders’ values. The Bank has made this strategic choice to increase its market share in the industry, so to enhance the effectiveness and impact of its operations in the region.
Nananom, the Board, and management of the bank wish to assure you of our readiness to provide quality products and services that will propel and drive the development of the small-medium business enterprises around the Sekyere – Kumawu District and its enclaves. We have developed designed tailor-made products and services that will serve the people of your community to achieve their personal and business objectives as far as banking services are concerned.
The branch will offer its customers the following products and services;
Credit products will include: SMEs loans, Micro-Finance Loans, Transport loans, Susu Loans, Salary Loans, agri-business loans, general trading Loans, etc
Deposit Products include; Normal Savings Deposit Products, Fixed Time Deposit Products, Demand Deposit Products, Susu Deposits (ME DAAKYE), Trust account Deposit Products, etc.
Electronic Services/Products include: Agency Banking, Ghana Pay services, E-zwich services, Apex Itrans Services, GIP Services, Mobile Money Services, western Union Transfer Services, etc
Nananom, invited guest ladies and gentle, I will end by thanking everyone who has made it to this program and pray the good Lord blessed you well and take your back to your destinations safely.
Thank you and wish you see you once again.