By Musa Kamara
The Orange Money CEO, David Mansaray making his statement
Orange, which is the leading telecom network in Sierra Leone with over 2 million subscribers have yet again partners with the United Bank for Africa (UBA) in a partnership that would see Orange registered customers and who are also banking with UBA to now use the Orange Money service to transfer cash to and from the Orange Money service to the customers UBA account, and vice versa.
Making a statement on the official launch of such partnership at Orange Office, Rawdon Street in Freetown, the Managing Director of UBA, ChineduObeta mentioned that the partnership would make financial transactions very easy for customers across the country, wherein, money transactions would be easily done at any point in time from the customer’s Orange Money account to UBA and the other way round.
He enlightened that UBA is in operation in 20 Africa countries and has been in Sierra Leone since 2008 and strongly believes in collaboration with institutions that contribute to not only the economic development of the customer but the country at large.
In his words, the CEO of Orange Money, David Mansaray said that the partnership with UBA marks a milestone of development for the Orange customer who is banking with UBA and that easy cash transactions could be done anywhere, everyday and at any point in time.
David Mansaray makes clear that Sierra Leone is slowly moving towards a cashless society whereby, huge sums of money would not be openly visible thereby, curtailing theft and other corruption related activities.
He went on to say that with Orange, every customer is a winner and also, he called on all Orange subscribers to register with the Orange Money service.