Nigeria’s leading innovation bank receives international award
for Best Digital Platform.
ALAT by Wema, Africa’s first fully digital bank, has emerged Best Digital Platform in Nigeria
2019 by International Business Magazine, a leading global journal that promotes flagship
talent bearers from across the globe.
Having met the award criteria for the year under review, the banking platform powered by
Wema Bank was judged the winner by a deciding panel in recognition of its simplicity and
refreshing service delivery.
ALAT by Wema is a borderless banking app that offers an easy signup process, exciting
saving options and other benefits to help customers achieve their personal and financial
Created in 2017, ALAT has continued to attract international recognition as a unique digital
banking platform in the country. The platform is part of Wema Bank’s vision to be the
financial institution of choice in service delivery and superior returns.
In March 2019, the bank hosted Hackaholics, its maiden hackathon, after taking proactive
steps towards converging traditional and digital banking services.
With a technology
Bootcamp coming up later in September, the bank is establishing strategic partnerships with
several fintechs to improve financial service delivery and double its profit by the year 2020.
Wema Bank is poised to maintain its position as a leading innovative financial service
provider and is continually passionate about creating wealth for its customers through the
delivery of value-driven and seamless banking services in Nigeria.