Access Bank Unveils Innovative Offline Banking Platform To Boost Seamless Transactions


Access Bank Plc has launched its latest digital initiation,, an offline banking platform aimed at providing customers with an additional avenue to conduct seamless daily transactions, regardless of internet connectivity.

This initiative from Access Bank aims to redefine convenience and security within the banking sector, ensuring uninterrupted access to financial services even in environments where internet connectivity is limited or unavailable.

Speaking during the unveiling in Lagos, Deputy Managing Director of Access Bank, Victor Etuokwu, emphasised the significance of addressing the challenges faced by millions worldwide in accessing online banking services due to factors such as poor internet infrastructure, remote locations, or security concerns.

He highlighted the bank’s commitment to leveraging technology to empower customers to bank securely anytime, anywhere.
Etuokwu, said: “In today’s fast-paced digital age, connectivity is often taken for granted. However, millions of individuals worldwide still face challenges accessing online banking services due to various reasons such as poor internet infrastructure, remote locations or security concerns. Recognizing this gap, Access Bank has developed this solution to empower our customers to bank securely, anytime, anywhere, irrespective of internet availability.”

In addition, the Group Head, Consumer Banking, Access Bank, Njideka Esomeju noted that Access Bank’s offline banking platform reaffirms one of the bank’s core values Innovation and sets a new standard for accessibility and security in the banking industry.

“As part of its ongoing commitment to excellence, Access Bank will continue to evolve its offerings to meet the evolving needs of its diverse customer base. Some of the key feature of this offline banking platform – include: a simple way to send money, buy airtime, and pay bills whilst incurring no extra fees or hidden charges, no internet subscription required and no session fees. Transfer money, pay bills, buy airtime anywhere on without worrying about having data.”

Head of Digital Channels, Access Bank, Oluremi Gabriel also speaking at the briefing said: “What we have today is a first-of-its-kind, and what it does is allow customers to do their basic banking with or without data. This innovation is driven by data as we know what customers want to do and we have made it very easy and available to our customers especially when they run out of data.”

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