February 24, 2015 – United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc shone at the maiden edition of MasterCard Cashless Champions Awards, winning three out of the six categories of the awards.
The award was launched in October 2014 by MasterCard and is aimed at encouraging the adoption of cashless economy and hassle-free way of life.
UBA won Cashless Transactions Champion, Cashless Volume Champion and Cashless Cross-border Champion for leading the way in e-transaction in all the platforms in the third and fourth quarter of 2014.
“This again affirms our commitment to driving the adoption of a cashless culture and is confirmation of our leadership in e-Banking in Africa” Chief Executive Officer, UBA Africa, Mr. Kennedy Uzoka said of the awards.
He explained that with thousands of POS and ATM terminals strategically deployed across Africa, the next UBA service point is just around the corner.
UBA in partnership with MasterCard, has already commenced plans to roll out UBA MasterCard payment cards in all the nineteen countries where UBA is present by the end of second quarter of 2015.