Diamond bank merger, wants it largest in Africa

A statement issued by Uzoma Uja, legal adviser to the bank said the merger process shall be completely executed by half of the year 2019. Meanwhile, the bank’s confirmative message has been sent to its customers insinuating them of the deal, part of the message reads “We are delighted to announce that the Board of Diamond Bank has selected Access Bank as the preferred bidder with respect to a potential merger of the two banks that will create Nigeria and Africa’s largest retail bank by customers.” 

“The Board of Diamond Bank believes that the merger is in the best interest of all stakeholders – customers, shareholders and employees – and has agreed to recommend the offer to Diamond Bank’s shareholders. The completion of the merger is subject to certain shareholder and regulatory approvals.”

As our esteemed customer, our ways of doing business and serving you remain uninterrupted through this period. Our Contact Center, branches and electronic touch points (Mobile App, Diamond Online, Chatbot – Ada, *426# and ATM) are fully operational to serve you optimally”