As Airtel Nigeria in partnership with Access Bank introduces Smart Savers initiative to customers who use Airtel to open bank account directly from their mobile phones without the bureaucracy and complexities of traditional banking.
As part of our ongoing efforts to deepen financial access in Nigeria, Access Bank and Airtel Nigeria introduces Smart Savers initiative.
The campaign which will kick off from January 5th, 2016 will provide all Airtel subscribers the opportunity to open a savings account for customers who sign up. With the Smart Savers initiative, customers can enjoy real-time mobile banking services such as funds transfer to accounts in Access Bank and other Nigerian banks accounts; as well as make quick airtime purchases, pay bills, view account statements/ account balance enquiry and much more
In addition to providing customers a convenient platform through which payments of products and services can be made, the Smart Savers account allows Airtel subscribers save towards a target goal.
Executive Director, Personal Banking, Victor Etuokwu, , said “The Smart Savers initiative is designed to enable Airtel subscribers conveniently open and operate a savings account from the convenience of a mobile device. This is a way of leveraging on the evolution of technology to bring fast and convenient financial services closer to Nigerians”.
“This initiative further re-iterates the Bank’s commitment to Financial Inclusion and promotes the ongoing cashless policy campaign in the country”.
Customers are encouraged to save a minimum of N10,000 monthly in their Smart Savers account to qualify for the grand prize of a Hyundai i10 and other consolation prizes.
To open a Smart Savers account, customers are advised to simply dial *903# from their Airtel lines.