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Smartcash Payment Service Bank (PSB), a subsidiary of Airtel Nigeria, has announced its strategic partnership with Stanbic IBTC Bank which will focus on cash deposits and withdrawals for Smartcash customers across Nigeria.

The new collaboration between the two visionary companies aims to leverage Stanbic IBTC Bank’s branch network to provide additional financial services to Airtel Smartcash customers across Nigeria.

Speaking on the partnership, Head of Partnership, Smartcash Payment Service Bank, Judith Osiobe, described the collaboration as another opportunity to drive financial inclusion across Nigeria.

“Since inception, we have seen Smartcash achieve a great feat in helping to promote financial inclusion and education through collaborations with various groups. We are, therefore, excited to collaborate with Stanbic IBTC Bank to expand access to financial services for more Nigerians. This partnership aligns with our commitment to catering to the diverse needs of our customers,” She said.
Highlighting the significance of the partnership, Omolara Osunsoko, Head, Partnerships, Stanbic IBTC Bank, emphasised the pivotal role of financial institutions in the economy.

She noted: “This partnership reaffirms the Bank’s commitment to simplifying the customer experience for Airtel Smartcash customers by providing easy and accessible cash-in and cash-out services across our branches. This initiative allows Airtel Smartcash wallet customers to deposit and withdraw cash from any Stanbic IBTC Bank branch without hassles.
Smartcash and Stanbic IBTC Bank are confident that the synergies created through this partnership will significantly contribute to the advancement of financial inclusion in Nigeria.

About SmartCash
SmartCash is a leading and innovative Payment Service Bank (PSB) with an overarching vision of bridging the financial divide by providing rural and urban Nigerians secured and reliable banking services as well as supporting the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) drive to ensure financial inclusion for every Nigerian.
With its corporate headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria, SmartCash’s overarching objective is to ensure financial inclusion for everyone including persons in the furthest and remotest parts of Nigeria.
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About Airtel Nigeria
Airtel Nigeria is a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, a member of the Airtel Africa PLC, with a presence in 14 countries in Africa, primarily in East Africa and Central and West Africa.
Airtel Nigeria offers an integrated suite of telecommunications solutions to its subscribers, including mobile voice and data services as well as mobile money services.
The Airtel Africa Group aims to continue providing a simple and intuitive customer experience through streamlined customer journeys.

Femi Adeniran
Director, Corporate Communications & CSR
Airtel Nigeria

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