The Managing Director of Republic Bank (Ghana) PLC, Mr. Benjamin Dzoboku, paid a courtesy call on Otumfuo Nana Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene, at his Manhyia Palace last Friday.
The visit was made in honor of Otumfuo’s participation in a luncheon hosted by Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL), the parent company of Republic Bank, Ghana.
During the visit, Mr. Dzoboku conveyed to the Asantehene the profound gratitude of Mr. Vincent Pereira, RFHL’s Board Chairman, and Mr. Nigel Baptiste, RFHL’s President, CEO, and Managing Director, Republic Bank Limited, Trinidad and Tobago, for gracing the Emancipation Luncheon and his advice to the Bank.
“Your Majesty, the luncheon was an event that celebrated the enduring spirit of freedom and the rich cultural heritage of Ghana and Trinidad and Tobago. We were honored and privileged to have had the opportunity to host such a distinguished guest and to contribute to the celebration of a significant historical occasion,” Mr. Dzoboku said.
On his part, the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei-Tutu II, warmly welcomed Mr. Dzoboku and his executive team.
He praised them for their dedication to building meaningful ties with the community and expressed gratitude for the bank’s initiatives in Kumasi and around the country.
“I am honored to learn about all the exciting banking initiatives you are carrying out for my people in Kumasi and for our nation, Ghana.
“Like I mentioned to your board members in Trinidad, I want a bank that will contribute to the development of our country, adding value to our economy, and most importantly, creating employment for the youth.” Otumfuo added
He assured the management of his support and asked them to always do their utmost to help the bank prosper.
The courtesy interaction provided an opportunity to negotiate a future partnership that would benefit both Republic Bank and the Manhyia Palace.
Mr. Dzoboku emphasized Republic Bank’s commitment to supporting activities that contribute to the community’s and the nation’s socioeconomic progress.