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Release Date: Wednesday June 24, 2015

Vibrant Microfinance Bank to Begin Operations July 1

Vibrant MFB Commence Operations - Press Release in the Guardian NewspaperAhead of the operational take off on July 1, 2015 of Vibrant Microfinance Bank Limited in Issele – Azagba, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State. Indigenes and residents have been called upon to avail themselves of the unique opportunity provided by the bank for their social economic well-being.

Making the call recently at a sensitization forum at the palace of the Obi of Issele Azagba, the bank’s chairman Dr Peter Isichei Ejiwe, Chronicled the journey from the first meeting of the bank’s promoters to CBN’s final approval for the operation of the MFB on May 27, 2015.

“The journey was not an easy one, but we thank God Almighty that we are there. This is our bank and we must patronise it and guard it jealously,” he said.

Speaking in the same vein, the managing director of the microfinance bank Nnamdi M, Chizea, told the audience that the bank was an idea whose time has come. Stressing “Our people can now have access to formal financial services such as savings, loans, local funds, transfer services, micro insurance.

Our pensioners can receive their pensions at Issele Azagba and would no longer travel to Asaba, Ogwashi Iku or Issele Uku to receive their pensions.

Our parents can now receive money sent to them by their children hare at Issele Azagba. We shall deliver all such money to our aged parents who cannot come to the bank.”

The Obi of Issele Azagba, Agbogidi Obi Francis Jideuwa Ijeh II, called on stakeholders to come to the aid of the bank and his community to make the financial institution impact positivity on his people as quickly as possible, “I call on stakeholders to come to the assistance of Vibrant Microfinance Bank Issele Azagba, particularly in the area of developing the bank’s infrastructure and building the capacity of its workforce,” the monarch added.

Released date: Thursday August 13, 2015

Your Funds Are Secure, Vibrant MFB Boss Assures Customers

Vibrant MFB in Vanguard News - Your funds are secureBarely six weeks after Vibrant Microfinance Bank (MFB) Issele Azagba, Delta state began operations; more reassuring disclosure has come on the unique services the bank provides for its teeming customers.

Speaking on the level of progress made so far, Vibrant Microfinance Bank managing director, Nnamdi Chizea said that the MFB was poised to build customers confidence that their funds were secured and will be gotten anytime they needed it.

Chizea said that the MFB has been able to tap into the confidence built already by hitting more than a million naira deposit barely a month after opening shop, adding that they have also attracted a large number of depositors within the locality.

He further stressed that before the MFB came into operation, the people in the area had to travel to faraway places like Asaba and Ogwashi Uku for their banking services but now that they conveniently bank without having to travel to those cities. The Vibrant MFB chief further disclosed that aside accepting deposits, the MFB has a unique software which is connected to commercial banks that enables their customers’ to receive transferred funds from other banks.

In his words, “We have an upgraded software that is connected to the commercial banks which makes withdrawal of money sent from other banks possible here.

Release date: Tuesday August 18, 2015

Our Unique services will meet customers’ needs

Our Unique services will meet customers’ needs - Vibrant MFB Press mention in The GuardianBarely six weeks after Vibrant Microfinance Bank (MFB) Issele Azagba, Delta state began operations; more reassuring disclosure has come on the unique services the bank provides for its teeming customers.

Speaking on the level of progress made so far, Vibrant Microfinance Bank managing director, Nnamdi Chizea said that the MFB was poised to build customers confidence that their funds were secured and will be gotten anytime they needed it.

Chizea said that the MFB has been able to tap into the confidence built already by hitting more than a million naira deposit barely a month after opening shop, adding that they have also attracted a large number of depositors within the locality.

He further stressed that before the MFB came into operation, the people in the area had to travel to faraway places like Asaba and Ogwashi Uku for their banking services but now that they conveniently bank without having to travel to those cities. The Vibrant MFB chief further disclosed that aside accepting deposits, the MFB has a unique software which is connected to commercial banks that enables their customers’ to receive transferred funds from other banks.

In his words, “We have an upgraded software that is connected to the commercial banks which makes withdrawal of money sent from other banks possible here. So we have people who get their money from other banks here.”

 

Moreover, we have an automatic alert system whereby those who deposit money with us get alert immediately. All these have rebuilt customer’s confidence and made banking easy and less stressful,” he added.

The MFB chief said that the bank has gone the extra mile to sanitise the people and get them to imbibe the culture of banking explaining that the staff have also been trained to be honest, trust worthy and proactive in their dealings with the customers.

Chizea disclosed that the MFB was planning road shows to attract more customers, adding that the employees were also undergoing training to make them more responsive to the banking needs of the people. The MFB boss has revealed that they were able to achieve all these because of the free hand given to him by the bank’s directors to run it professionally, stressing that the non-interference was evident in the recruitment of the pioneer staff.