One of Nigeria’s financial insitutions, Wema Bank Plc, and Etisalat Nigeria have partnered to introduce WemaEasySavers, a Tier-1 savings account aimed to ensure financial inclusion for more Nigerians, especially the youth.
The newly launched WemaEasySavers is an easy to open and use account designed to enable under-banked and unbanked Nigerian youth achieve their financial goals while operating a regular bank account through their mobile phones.
This partnership will enable Wema Bank’s new drive to expand its presence in the youth market and also forms a strong part of Etisalat’s commitment towards driving the achievement of the Federal Government’s financial inclusion goal.
The Director, Digital Business, Etisalat Nigeria, Adia Sowho said it was significant for the telco as a youth-friendly network.
“We are delighted at this partnership with Wema Bank as it provides Etisalat another platform to enable Mobile Financial Services that will empower the youth segment”, she said.
Also the head of Retail Group at Wema Bank, Dotun Ifebogun welcomes the partnership describing it as a significant milestone for the bank.