For convenience, avoiding traffic jams in the city, save on transport costs, no queuing and save on your time, Union Trust Bank (UTB) on Saturday opened a branch in Brookfields opposite Youyi Building West of the city.
Addressing a colorful gathering, UTB Chief Executive Officer (CEO), James Sanpha Koroma said that, he was determined to extend banking services in and within the city.
The bank, he said, was established during the war and now it is 13 years delivering high quality banking and financial solutions for its customers.
The CEO disclosed that, “the bank gives loan to people as long as they can do business and make profit”. Smiling, he stated that his bank has the interest of the people at heart and that is why they are opening more community branches.
Mr. Koroma noted that UTB has established branches all over the country, adding that “UTB wants you to feel comfortable doing business with us in any part of the country.”
UTB he said is here to make it happen – “We are dedicated to meeting your financing needs promptly and with services designed for your convenience”.
The CEO pointed out that “we act with integrity, honesty and a sense of ethics and we keep our commitments to our customers and to each other”.
In his opening courtesies, Abdulai Turay, said that, the bank is open for the benefit of people within and outside the Brookfields community more especially for those who have people abroad sending money for them through Western Union.
He revealed that, UTB was formed by Sierra Leoneans and called on people to trust in the bank.
Today, we have offices in Freetown, Kambia, Kono, Kenema and Bo and extended branches in Brookfields, Kabala, Liverpool Street, Lumley, Lunsar, Makeni, Mattru, New England Ville, Rawdon Street, Segbwema, Yoni and Zimmi, adding that we continue to operate with the same standards that have formed our bank since the beginning.
Mr. Turay stated that we look forward to providing outstanding financial services to Brookfields community existing customers, adding that we will be the best at understanding and meeting the financial needs of our customers, adding that empowering Sierra Leonean commerce is our corporate goal.
Pouring the libation, Councilor Aruna Gbassay Kamara of ward 388 said that, he was very happy that the Bank was opened in his ward to serve his people.
He added that his community people are proud to do business with UTB and will continue to do business with them.
Councilor Aruna Kamara encouraged people to bank with UTB.
Adama Sesay a resident in Brookfields said that she was happy that UTB now has a branch in her community. She explained that before she used to go to town to collect money from UTB offices but now her transport will be saved.
By Abibatu Kamara