…To open branches in all states
By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief
Jaiz Bank Plc is set to spread its operations to all state of the federation, as it has obtained a national banking licence from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.
Its Chairman, Alhaji Umaru Mutallab, disclosed this at a meeting with the President-General of the Nigerian National Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Saad Abubakar IV, in Abuja, yesterday.
Mutallab said, “As a regional bank, Jaiz has operated in 12 states (in Northern Nigeria) but with the new licence we can now spread to all parts of the country. We will open branches in the 36 states of the federation.