Ecobank Transnational Inc. usually simply known as Ecobank is a pan African banking conglomerate. It is currently a wide reaching bank operating in thirty six different nations in Africa. Ecobank has its biggest influence in west and central Africa currently being the leading independent regional bank. It serves a multitude of customers both within the retail markets as well as the wholesale markets.
Ecobank Ghana Limited
Ecobank is estimated to have a total of nineteen million customers across its branches and boasts the highest customer rating of around nine million customers in Nigeria. Ecobank as of now has a total of one thousand three hundred and five branches worldwide and a total of one thousand nine hundred and eighty one networked ATMs.
Ecobank Ghana was officially opened in the year 1990. It was established as a private limited liability company. It started out as a merchant bank. It grew continuously and by the year 2003 when Ghana’s central bank introduced the universal banking license, it was the first bank to receive it.
It has continued making major strides as the years go by making it the most profitable affiliate of the Ecobank group. So, how many branches does Ecobank have in Ghana? Ecobank Ghana branches currently add up to a total of 77 spread across the towns and cities in Ghana. It also boasts an impressive two hundred and eleven ATMS a twenty four hour customer service call center as well as mobile and e-banking platforms.
Ecobank branches in Accra
Accra is the capital city of Ghana and Accra metropolitan district has a total of nine districts. This being the financial hub of Ghana has the biggest number of Ecobank branches. Typically Ecobank branches begin their days at around 8:30 a.m and close the work day at around 4:00 p.m. They work all week long with the exception of weekends. It is however good to note that on Saturdays the work day ends at around 1:00 p.m. Holidays are an exception as well as it is not considered a work day. So, these branches include;
- Ecobank A&C Mall Branch
- Ecobank Accra mall branch
- Ecobank Labone branch
- Ecobank Tudu branch
- Ecobank Silver Star airport branch
- Ecobank Katamanto branch
- Ecobank Dansoman branch
- Ecobank Legon Main Branch
- Ecobank Ringroad branch
- Ecobank Okponglo branch
- Ecobank East airport branch
- Ecobank Osu branch
- Ecobank Madina branch
- Ecobank Burma camp branch
- Ecobank Haatso branch
- Ecobank Katobabi branch
- Ecobank Legon Avandi hostel branch
- Ecobank Darkuman branch
Ecobank branches in Kumasi
Kumasi sometimes referred to as Ghana’s second city is also a large metropolitan area. It boasts a big population also with a big economy that involves pottery, textiles as well as clothing. Kumasi’s central business district is consisted of areas such as Adum, Bantama and the popular Roman hill. This is the area saturated with lots of hotels, businesses as well as yeah, you guessed it, banks. Some of the Ecobank branches in Kumasi are;
- Ecobank Harper Road branch
- Ecobank Adum branch
- Ecobank Bantama Branch
- Ecobank Tafo Branch
- Ecobank stadium Amacom branch
- Ecobank Kumasi Ghana
- Ecobank Abrepo Main
- Ecobank kumasisi-cocobod branch
- Ecobank Maakro
Ecobank branches Volta region
One of Ghana’s ten administrative regions, Volta region has its capital at Ho. It has twenty five districts and is generally a multiethnic region with the Ewe, Likpe, Guan and Akan peoples among others. This area has a few notable institutions including the Ho Technical University and Volta University College.
The Ecobank branches in this area include;
- Ecobank Aflao branch
- Ecobank Adidogome Madiba
- Ecobank Gdjagan road
- Ecobank Ho branch
Ecobank Ghana branches in the Eastern Region
The Eastern region in Ghana is to be found in the south of Ghana. This region is dominated by the Akan people. The languages mostly spoken in this region is Akan, Ewe and English. This region also has the renowned Akosombo Dam. It has a total of twenty six districts and it is home to a multitude of schools. This is also an important region economically with farming bringing in significant revenue. The Ecobank branches in this area include;
- Ecobank New Abirem Branch
- Ecobank Tema Motorway branch
- Ecobank Ashaiman branch
Ecobank branches in Sekondi-Takoradi
Ghana has many other big towns that have a lot of citizens and Ecobank customers. Sekondi-Takoradi for instance is the twin cities at the harbor. This is yet another important city in Ghana that plays a huge role in Ghana’s overall economy. This is a special city that was actually planned and it is evident in the nature of its organization. It also has several schools at all levels to serve its big population. The Ecobank branches locations include
- Ecobank Harbor commercial area branch
- Ecobank Market Circle branch
- Ecobank Collins street branch
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Ecobank Ghana Head Office
You might be wondering, after all that is said, where do I find the Ecobank Ghana head office? The headquarters acts as the command and control center. Its authority is decentralized to ensure smooth running. The headquarters of Ecobank branches in Ghana plays the role to ensure the branches are operated by the standards set in place to achieve the overall strategic Ecobank goal.
So in Ghana, the Ecobank Ghana Limited headquarter is located in the capital city of Ghana, Accra, and it is found on 2 Morocco road and an office annex is close by at Tafawa Balewa street.
Ecobank Ghana headquarters Ghana is open from 8:30am to 4:00pm. The office annex however is open up until 5:00 pm.
The Ecobank Ghana address for respective branches are shown on their official website.
Here is the Ecobank Ghana contact that you can use in case of any inquiries or complains.
Contact : +233 (0) 302 213999 (To call toll free from Ghana)
Short code 3225 (MTN, Airtel and Vodafone)
Email address: email@example.com
It is a very customer centralized website whose use interface is very simplistic. You can also find other Ecobank Ghana contact on their site and not just for Ecobank head office but also for other branches in Ghana and also in Africa.
Any Ecobank customer will tell you that banking with a bank like this is a total game changer due to the amount of customer convenience. Ecobank staff in any branches across Ghana are friendly and ready to help and guide customers. You can also always visit Ecobank Ghana head-office Accra in case you need further assistance that may require their help.
Recent Ecobank news and events
It would be a total shame not to bring you up to date with the events and on goings of Ecobank. It has been seen to make drastic moves over the years steadily rising to be one of Ghana’s and Africa’s most trusted banks. Its consistency has led to its rapid growth and that has not come without mention and acclaim.
In the recent African banker’s prestigious ceremony, we saw Ecobank bag two awards in the ceremony held in Paradise Hotel in Bussan, South Korea. It was named Africa’s leading retail bank and yes also the most innovative bank. This was after they impressed the judges with their strides towards using technology as a leverage to give utmost convenience to their customers.
Ecobank provides for its customers services such as the Ecobank mobile app, express account, Ecobank pay, Xpress point and rapid transfer. These are impressive and forward uses of information technology uses by Ecobank.
These services by Ecobank enable transfer of money across Africa much easier and more convenient and like other Ecobank online services, the use interface could never be simpler. This was seen by the judges and inevitably and deservedly, Ecobank won the awards.
It is also worth noting that Ecobank Ghana also make a partnership with one of Africa’s most trusted insurance companies Old Mutual Group and thus began venturing in bancassuarance. This simply means that they would offer insurance to their customers as an add-on service from their regular banking services. This is yet another customer centralized service that Ecobank Ghana continues to provide for their customers.
How to open an Ecobank Ghana account
While it’s easy to find Ecobank contact, it is advisable to have done some background research on the basics of joining their big customer network. It all begins with opening an account with their bank and you build up to their services. Once you have an account and get acquainted with their Ecobank mobile app, learning to access the rest of their services would be a definite walk in the park.
Opening a bank account can either be done physically in any of the aforementioned branches. You will simply need your identification number and then you will be required to fill in a form. This is a simple form to fill which will require some simple information regarding your profile. You can easily find assistance with the bank staff for this whole process.
In good Ecobank fashion, they have made this process even simpler by providing an online platform. That means that you can now open an Ecobank Ghana account online. Simply go to their site, go to the menu button and choose your country. You can then access their service list, account opening being one of them. Voila! It is that simple to join the Ecobank family in Ghana. It’s definitely worth the try to experience true customer convenience.
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Source: Yen Ghana