MasterCard and UBA unveil first ever personalised debit card in Nigeria

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Official launch in Lagos

 MasterCard and United Bank for Africa (UBA) have unveiled the first ever personalised debit card in Nigeria,  dubbed the UBA “All About U” Card. The unique MasterCard card can be customised with elements such as images, colours and more. The launch of the product in partnership with UBA is in harmony with MasterCard’s vision to advance a cashless society in Nigeria where consumers enjoy the security and convenience of electronic payments.

Speaking at the event to launch the “All About U” Card, Omokehinde Ojomuyide, Vice President and Area Business Head for MasterCard in West Africa commented: “Nigeria is steadily embracing a cashless society and MasterCard is fully committed to creating avenues through which consumers are reminded of the value and benefits of electronic payments such as safety and convenience. The UBA “All About U” card signals the arrival of payment options and platforms that incorporate the preferences of consumers across different segments and we are pleased to partner with UBA to make this a reality.”

Also speaking at the event, Mr. Adedeji Olowe Head of Cards at UBA, stated that the bank has partnered with MasterCard to deploy its state-of-art security and convenient customized debit card solutions to transform the bank’s e-payment transactions.

Olowe added: “We know that one size does not fit all, so we constantly innovate to help customers choose services that meet their unique needs. This platform enables customers to design their cards in the comfort of their homes and later collect MasterCard secured code at their UBA branch. This code is verified before any transaction is completed”.

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