The Nigerian banking sector recently got an international boost with the award to
A statement by GTbank said the award was given at the sidelines of the just-concluded
NAN reports that the African Banker Awards is one of the biggest annual events that recognises and celebrates the achievements of the financial services industry in
The award recognises individuals and financial institutions' contribution to the development and growth of
The statement said the panel of judges explained that the rationale for selecting GTBank for the coveted award was that it considered financial institutions that were industry leaders.
It added that they also considered those with consistent strong financial performance and contributed to the quality of services within the country and across the African continent.
It said the Publisher of
"Since we launched the awards, we have witnessed the transformation of an industry.
"There is no room for complacency because there is much room for growth and development to achieve the transformation we all desire and work towards.
"Seeing local African banks finance and structure international deals is a step forward and unimaginable a decade back.
"I am also delighted to see three women pick up three coveted individual awards. Congratulations to them all," the statement quoted Yedder as saying.
It said that Mr
"The award is a testament to the hard work and commitment of the board, management and staff of the Bank.
"It is also a challenge and a call to do more to project the global relevance of the African banking industry," the statement said.
It commended the bank's customers for their continued trust and support, assuring them that the bank would continue to strive to deliver beyond stakeholders' expectations at all times.
According to the statement, GTBank has consistently played a leading role in
It said the bank was one of the best run financial institutions across its subsidiary countries and served as a role model within the financial service industry.
The statement explained that its excellent performance was due to its bias for world class corporate governance standards, excellent service quality and innovation
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