In line with the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN’s) cashless policy aimed at reducing the dominance of cash in the system, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank) has reiterated the need for customers to use other alternative banking channels.
To this end, the commercial bank stressed that it had provided several electronic banking solutions to support the personal and business transactions of its customers.
It listed some of the alternative channels to include: Point of Sale (PoS) terminals, internet banking; GTPay; the GTBank Automated Payment System (GAPS); GTConnect; GTBank Mobile Money; GTBank Naira MasterCard; GTBank Dollar Card and the GTBank Social Banking.
The bank explained that its PoS terminals allowed customers to make payment for goods and services with their debit or credit cards, adding that the device provided a convenient, modern and efficient way of processing real time payments.
“The GTB internet banking services is a reliable and flexible way of managing your bank account(s) conveniently 24/7. Our internet banking service is equipped to enable you make third party transfers to all banks. You can also make own transfers between your accounts, check account balances, print account statements, apply for loans and it also provides a platform to stop and confirm cheques,” the bank said.
It described its GTPay as an essential solution for customer with online presence. GTPay, according to the bank, facilitates online payments using both local cards (Interswitch, VISA naira and MasterCard Naira) as well as International cards (MasterCard and VISA).
“This product enables corporate customers accept payments through their website from their own customers, located anywhere in the world, thereby taking their businesses Global. GAPs is a web-based service that facilitates the processing of vendor (and other) payments in batches, using either a dial-up connection to the bank or a secured (https) connection over the Internet. It also gives you online real-time access to your account 24/7,” the bank added.