Standard Chartered Bank has said bank customers can withdraw money from any of its Automated Teller Machines without being charged N 65.

The bank also assured its customers at the launch of its digital bank on Monday that SMS notifications sent to them and transfers within Nigeria “ are absolutely free . ”

In addition, Standard Chartered Bank announced Nigerian icon , Damini Ogulu , also known as ‘ Burna Boy ’ , as its digital bank ambassador.

Launching to the public on Monday , the bank said its digital offering marked an important milestone in the path towards innovation and productivity transformation in Nigeria .
It said the service was designed with continuous feedback from its clients , adding that the digital bank empowered customers to bank on their terms .

The bank said in order to further disrupt the traditional banking sector in the country , Burna Boy would be promoting Standard Chartered Digital Bank in Nigeria by lending his voice and image rights through a series of marketing and other engagement activities over the next 12 months .

Commenting on the new collaboration , the Chief Executive Officer , Nigeria , Lamin Manjang, said , “We are thrilled to be working with the multitalented Burna Boy to launch our digital bank .

“ Burna Boy is an inspiration , not only due to his musical experience , but also because of passion and commitment towards youth empowerment and placing Nigeria on the global scene .

“ His passion for empowering the youths and positively amplifying the Nigerian brand are very much in line with the bank , making him an ideal partner for this momentous new offering .

“Going digital also means progression, not just for our business , but also for our clients, and we look forward to this new journey in banking . ”

The Head , Corporate Affairs , Brand and Marketing , Nigeria , Dayo Aderugbo , said Burna Boy was the natural choice to partner with for digital banking .

“ This partnership opens up a great opportunity to contribute to the social and economic wellbeing of the country where we have been operating since 1999 , ” he said .