Emir of Katsina pledges support for The Alternative Bank

In a noteworthy gesture of support, Dr. Abdulmumin Usman, the Emir of Katsina, has  endorsed The Alternative Bank during a recent courtesy visit by the bank’s management to his palace. 

The royal leader welcomed the bank and pledged the unwavering support of the entire emirate as the bank gears up to inaugurate a new branch in the vibrant heart of the state capital.

This regal endorsement marks a significant milestone for The Alternative Bank as it embarks on a new chapter in Katsina. Dr Usman expressed confidence in the bank’s endeavours, setting the stage for a harmonious relationship between the financial institution and the proud community it is now a part of.

During the visit, the Katsina State Governor, Dikko Radda, emphasised the importance of combating poverty, particularly in rural areas, urging the bank to collaborate with the state government in its efforts to address this challenge.

Represented by his Special Adviser on Banking, Malik Anas, the Governor expressed confidence in the success of The Alternative Bank in the region.

According to him “One of our aims as a government is to enhance the growth of our people, especially those in rural areas. We seek the cooperation of The Alternative Bank in this area. We are ready to give the necessary support to the bank to forge ahead and contribute to the economic development of Nigeria.”

Hajiya Fatimah Radda, the Governor’s wife, echoed the state government’s support for the bank and stressed the importance of including the less privileged, such as widows and orphans, in the bank’s corporate social responsibility initiatives.

The Executive Director of The Alternative Bank, Alhaji Garba Mohammed, reiterated the institution’s commitment to financial empowerment for all customers, regardless of their status. He echoed the bank’s focus on providing efficient and technology-driven services to facilitate customer and national growth.

Mohammed remarked, “The Alternative Bank is a bank with a difference. Apart from being a non-interest bank, we promise our customers prompt, loyal, efficient, and technologically driven services. We also promise to promote financial empowerment among our customers, irrespective of their status.