Oct 11, 2012, 11:22 AM
The opening of these two branches has brought the bank's total branch network to thirteen (13), thus the Data Bank Securities (the only industry rating agency in The Gambia) got it right when it designated GTBank as the fastest growing bank in The Gambia.
In March 2002, when Guaranty Trust Bank opened its doors for business, the bank was ranked the 8th largest in The Gambia in terms of both branch network and balance sheet sizes.Barely seven years of its operations, Guaranty Trust Bank has registered unprecedented growth in all spheres of banking and posted a balance sheet of D2.4 billion at December end, 2008, to join the league of top three banks in The Gambia. GTBank became the first Commercial Bank to win the maiden "Bank of The Year Award 2008," at the Gambia Chamber of Commercial and Industry annual business award.
In an upbeat mood, the Managing Director of Guaranty Trust
Bank, Mr. Lekan Sanusi said the opening of a second branch in
"We are a customer-driven bank and wherever our service is needed we would not hesitate to act accordingly, just to meet customers' demands", he added.
Early this year, Guaranty Trust Bank (
GTBank is now operating from thirteen locations with its head office located along Kairaba Avenue and twelve other branches located in Banjul, Serekunda, Senegambia, Brikama, Bamboo, Kanifing, Latrikunda Sabiji, Brusubi, Bundung, Farafenni, Old Jeswang and Banjul 2( No.3 Liberation Avenue).
Beyond its wide array of products, services and payment channels, GTBank is also credited with pioneering On-Line-Real-Time banking in The Gambia as customers of GTBank could access their accounts or do any transactions from any of GTBank's eleven locations.Over the years, the bank championed the introduction of innovative e-products, such as Telephone banking, Internet banking, and Slip-free banking.
GTBank is a direct agent of
The bank has also
installed four ATM machines at its Kairaba Avenue Head Office, Senegambia
branch, Serrekunda branch and
Both the ATMs and the POS currently accepts the bank's local card 'Cash plus Card'.