TAJbank Marks First Anniversary, Breaks Even After 9 Months of Operations

TAJBank, one of Nigeria’s latest non-interest banks, has celebrated its 1st anniversary. The event took place recently at the Wells Carlton Hotel in Abuja.

In attendance were members of the board of directors, executive management, as well as members of staff. The occasion was an opportunity for the bank to reward pioneer staff and other outstanding employees. 

Speaking at the ceremony, Board Member, Barrister Habib Alkali, representing the Chairman Board of Directors Tanko Isiaku Gwamna, reiterated the firm’s commitment and support of the board in the realisation of the bank’s vision. He emphasized that employees who had shown exemplary conduct would be assured of appropriate rewards to motivate them.

COO/Co-Founder TAJBank, Mr Hamid Joda, lauded the dedication, focus and commitment of staff in achieving several milestones throughout the year. He restated the bank’s 10/10 Service Mantra and urged staff to maintain the same zeal in preparing for its next year of operations to ensure that the institution continually offers the exceptional service to customers that it has become well recognised for.

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 The CMO/Co-Founder, Mr Sherif Idi, noted that breaking even in nine (9) months of operations was a remarkable feat and urged staff to maintain the same drive as the institution commences its 2nd year of operations. He also commended the shareholders for their patience and trust in the brand and expressed delight that the Bank will be paying dividends in its first year of operations. The Bank recently announced a $5m facility grant from AFREXIM

In its one year of operations, the bank has achieved several milestones. Some of the achievements include the launching of TAJXpress (Agency Banking network) across the NE and NW states; and the establishment of TAJMall, Nigeria’s 1st ethical mall which is focused on providing products and services to meet the evolving needs of customers. This is coupled with the appointment as Receiving Agent for several FG parastatals; as well as recognition as the Best Islamic Bank Marketing and Growth Strategy (GIFA Awards 2020).

Ntia Usukuma

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