Wema Bank Plc has announced the official launch of its special Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) banking platform *945#.
A statement explained that bank’s former USSD code was upgraded with more features to benefit both existing and potential Wema customers.
The USSD is a GSM communication technology that sends text messages between mobile phones and network platforms.
The statement quoted the bank’s Head of e-Business, Mr. Dele Adeyinka to have stated that “the Wema Bank family is excited about this new development and stated that the 945 USSD platform will enable customers and non-customers alike gain easy and simple access to banking solutions from wherever they are.
“Everyone can access the simple banking solutions provided by *945#” Adeyinka stated. “*945# provides services like airtime top-up, account opening, money transfer, cash-on-the-go, payment of bills, and balance enquiry”.
According to him, new and existing Wema account holders also stand a chance to win lots of prizes by using the code in the days following this launch.
While unveiling the USSD easy-banking code, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Wema Bank Plc, Mr. Segun Oloketuyi, disclosed that 945 was derived from 1945, the year the bank was established.
“Convenient banking has always been in our genes. We have strived in over seven decades to ensure that our customers receive the best of banking solutions. *945# is our latest avenue to provide excellent service to Nigerians. It is safe and convenient. It also aims to promote financial inclusion in the economy as people in the grassroots can now gain access to banking services through the 945 platform.”