THE United Bank for Africa, UBA, has launched its chat banker, Leo, on WhatsApp and will be fully available to customers by September 1st, 2018. With Leo now on WhatsApp, customers, who are lovers of the app, will be able to open new accounts, check their balances on the go and carry out basic banking services

Speaking about the launch of Leo on WhatsApp,  Group Managing Director, Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, said:  “Our customers are at the heart of our business and we, as a bank, are  never relenting in matching our words with equal action.   In today’s fast-paced world with demands for quick responses, our aim is to make banking seamless and effortless for our millions of existing and potential customers.” Also speaking on the launch of Leo on WhatsApp, Group Head of UBA’s Online Banking, Mr Austine Abolusoro, said: ‘United Bank for Africa is a technology-driven institution with vast knowledge in the business that we do and  Leo, being a tested dependable and intelligent personality, will replicate on WhatsApp, the success it has experienced on the  Facebook Messenger  platform.

It is a solution that is from the customer’s standpoint, easy to use by anyone regardless of your demography. Leo is ready and waiting to help with any form of banking services.”

Source: VANGUARD