First Bank of Nigeria is expanding its African footprint. The bank has announced that First Bank Senegal is now officially open for business.
Ventures Africa reports that, according to First Bank, FBN Bank Senegal is strategically positioned to foster greater collaboration with, and provide better service for the general public, and the country’s public and private sector clients.
The bank’s expansion to Senegal is not the first step outside Nigeria. In 2013, FBN began the acquisition of ICB Gambia, ICB Ghana, ICB Sierra Leone and ICB Guinea from ICB Financial Group Holdings West Africa. First Bank of Nigeria also offers representative offices in Beijing, Johannesburg, Abu Dhabi, and banking operations in London, France, Ghana, DR Congo, Guinea, Gambia, Sierra Leone and now in Senegal.
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