Officials of both institutions said the MoU seeks to enhance revenue collection in the city of Banjul.
Marieme Mbaye Ndiaye, Managing Director of Ecobank said: “We are delighted to sign the memorandum of understanding regarding the collection of revenue of the BCC. I would like to say that our main objective as a pan African bank, is to support and participate in the development of the economies where we operate and to also grow the people in the countries where we operate.
She added: “This partnership has been a journey. How it will help the people of Banjul to access, deposit and pay different fees within the bank, we will facilitate that. I want to assure the mayor and his executive that we will match your expectation because what we are putting on the table will help you in term of improving in your collection because you will have access in a timely manner.”
The Mayor of Banjul, Abdoulie Bah, said: “It is a great and momentous event in the history of Banjul City Council to witness the signing ceremony of establishing a business working relationship between the two institutions; a relationship that we hope will prosper and yield benefits for both institutions.”
Also speaking at the event was Sandigie Njie, PRO of BCC. He said: “Those who will be handed the mantle of leadership of this council will celebrate the architects of this laudable partnership about to be ushered in.”
Emmanuel Williams, chairman of Finance Committee of BCC assured BCC’s loyalty to Eco bank.
“We have so many commitments and partnership with other financial institutions but we have never seen the one Eco bank has shown us,” he added.]]>