Access Bank MD Discusses Transformative Merger with Clerk of the National Assembly

Access Bank Managing Director, Mr. Lishala Situmbeko accompanied by key executives paid a courtesy visit to the Clerk of the National Assembly of Zambia on Thursday, 2nd May, 2024 at Parliament Buildings in Lusaka. The purpose of the visit was to formally inform the esteemed official about the recent merger between Access Bank and Atlas Mara Bank, a significant development poised to reshape the country's banking sector.

Mr. Situmbeko said that the merger between Access Bank and Atlas Mara Bank represents a pivotal moment in the financial landscape of Zambia, as it brings together two reputable institutions with complementary strengths and expertise. He further stated that through this strategic alliance, Access Bank aims to leverage its extensive experience and resources to drive innovation, enhance service delivery, and contribute to the sustainable economic development of Zambia, ensuring that its banking services reach the unbanked population across all regions of the country.

The Managing Director reaffirmed the bank's commitment to operating with the highest standards of integrity and accountability. He emphasized the importance of collaboration between the banking sector and government institutions like the National Assembly of Zambia in driving inclusive growth and prosperity for all Zambians.

And the Clerk of the National Assembly, Mr Roy Ngulube expressed appreciation for the proactive approach taken by Access Bank in communicating the merger, as this underscores the Bank's dedication to transparency, accountability and partnership-building as it embarks on this transformative journey in Zambia's banking sector.