GCB Bank Limited has been rewarded by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) for its role in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the Accra Metropolis and the entire country.
The plaque was presented to GCB Bank at a short ceremony held at the City Hall of the AMA to reward various organizations that partnered the Assembly at the onset of the pandemic .
Presenting the award to GCB Bank, the Metropolitan Chief Executive of the Assembly, Hon. Nii Adjei Sowah stated that the award was in recognition for the Bank’s generous contribution and assistance in the fight against COVID-19 in the Accra Metropolis.
The plaque was received by Mr Emmanuel Kojo Kwarteng, Head of Corporate Affairs of GCB together with Nana Yaw Kesse, Communications Manager of the Bank.
In a brief remark, Mr Kwarteng, thanked the AMA for the recognition and stated that as Ghana’s largest indigenous Bank, GCB is strongly focused on directly impacting the society in which it operates and as such, it would continue to be at the forefront of such initiatives.
Mr. Kwarteng also thanked the shareholders and customers of GCB Bank for their continued loyalty and stated that it is by virtue of their support that GCB Bank is able to make profit and contribute generously to various societal impact causes.
GCB Bank has been instrumental in the Covid-19 fight and it was the first Bank to make a donation of GHS100,000.00 to the COVID-19 National Response Team through the Ministry of Health in Accra. It also donated veronica buckets and its accessories to the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources and the Judiciary, as well as 40 jumbo sized water storage tanks to Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development for distribution to markets in Accra, Tema and other parts of the country amongst other initiatives.