The Board of Directors and Management Team of Jaiz Bank Plc, yesterday visited the new Emir of Kano, His Royal Highness Malam Muhammad Sanusi II in recognition of his contribution to national development.
The team which was led by the Chairman of the Board, Alhaji (Dr.) Umaru Abdul Mutallab, congratulated him on his assumption to the throne and also condoled him over the death of the late Emir Alhaji (Dr.) Ado Bayero.
The Jaiz team expressed confident that the new Emir would help in bringing about the needed peace and development of Kano.
He said: “We are at the Emirs palace to pay our homage, first to condole his Royal highness over the demise of the late Emir, Alhaji Ado Bayero and to very importantly congratulate you on your accession on the throne of Kano emir ship.
“We have been extremely grateful to his Royal Highness during his tenure as governor of Central Bank of Nigeria. You are instrumental in the establishment of Jaiz bank plc. Today Jaiz bank is in existence and we would continue to work stronger to deliver our unique services to all our customers irrespective of their regional or religious background.”
He disclosed that Jaiz is currently witnessing tremendous will of acceptance, particularly from potential customers who are showing unwavering willingness to explore the services of the bank.
The managing Director of the Bank, Muhammad Nurul Islam told Journalists that the Bank has concluded plans to advance its current operational license, spreading the banking services across the 36 states of the federation, before the end of 2014.
He said the Bank has submitted application to the Central Bank of Nigeria for a National License and is waiting for the finally approval.
He said: “We have submitted our application in December 2013, it has to follow the rudiment and the normal regulations. Hopefully, we would secure the national operation license very soon. We are very pleased with CBN’s regulation and as soon as this permission is granted we would move fast and spread across the federation.”