The United Bank for Africa (UBA), has launched its famous chat banker, Leo, on WhatsApp and will be fully available to customers by September 1st, 2018. With this latest development from UBA, customers who are lovers of WhatsApp will be able to open new accounts, check their balances on the go and carry out basic banking services.
Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, Group Managing Director of the bank who spoke about the launch of Leo on WhatsApp, 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.”
Mr Austine Abolusoro, Group Head of UBA’s Online Banking, also said: ‘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. Leo is ready and waiting to help with any form of banking services.”