NMB invites prospective agent bankers to visit pavilion at DITF

03Jul 2017
Beatrice Philemon
The Guardian
NMB invites prospective agent bankers to visit pavilion at DITF

BUSINESS people interested to join National Microfinance Bank Plc’s team of agent bankers in the country can getmore information by visiting the bank’s pavilion at the ongoing 41st Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF).

BUSINESS people interested to join National Microfinance Bank Plc’s team of agent bankers in the country can getmore information by visiting the bank’s pavilion at the ongoing 41st Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF).

Agency Banking Officer, ChristineMwidunda said they welcome all tradefair goers to visit the bank’s pavilion andget information on every service thatNMB offers including agency banking.“We invite everyone to our pavilion toget first hand information on our bankingservices and how they will benefitfrom NMB Wakala which enables themto earn commissions,” Mwidunda said.

She further pointed out that so farNMB has more than 2,500 agents acrossthe country offering its services at placeswhere physical braches are not available.

Mwidunda called on NBM customersand the general public across the countryto use NMB Wakala where necessarybecause such agents provide all bankingservices.

“NMB Wakala are agents with almostall banking services, people can depositcash or withdraw, get loans or repaythem, settle water bills, transfer of fundsand open new accounts among otherservices,” the Agent Banking Officerpointed out.

Among other things, NMB Wakala hasalso allowed rural people access bankingservices in fulfillment of governmentpolicy of financial inclusion.

“Right now queues at NMB’s brancheshave declined significantly because themajority of customers can transact usingtheir mobile phones or through NMBWakala in areas where they are available,”Mwidunda stressed.

NMB is the country’s largest commercialbank with footprint in almostall administrative districts of the countryof which 65 percent of branches arelocated in rural areas. The bank has 137branches out of 197 are located in ruralareas serving over two million clients.

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