Liberia: Ecobank Dedicates Two New ATMs at Police Headquarters


MONROVIA – Ecobank Liberia commissioned two new Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) at the headquarters of Liberia National Police (LNP) in Monrovia on Wednesday.

The newly deployed United States and Liberian dollars ATM machines will afford Police officers the opportunity to have access to cash 24/7 without visiting Ecobank branches for cash withdrawals. It will also serve other customers of the bank within that vicinity.  

The deployment of the ATMs is in line with the Ecobank Group’s mandate to take banking to the doorsteps of its valued customers.

George Mensah-Asante, Managing Director of Ecobank Liberia, who spoke on Wednesday, January 23, at the commissioning ceremony said, “As the leading bank, Ecobank will incessantly give priority to our customers by ensuring that they have convenient and accessible services 24/7.”

Mr. Asante noted that with the deployment of these ATMs at your doorsteps, Police Officers will no longer have to leave their busy schedules to go out and withdraw cash. “We have brought both United States and Liberian Dollars ATMs to them,” he added. 

With the Liberian Dollar ATM, the Ecobank MD added that officers of the LNP do not need any ATM card to withdraw, because they can generate an Etoken via the Ecobank mobile app and receive their cash from the ATM.

“This is Ecobank’s way of appreciating the police as they are not only our customers; they are also protecting the lives and properties of all of us,” Asante said. 

Ambrose Nebo, Commissioner of Police for Administration, who proxy for the Inspector General, Col. Patrick Sudue, thanked Ecobank for making available such financial service that is very convenient and accessible to them.

He pledged his institution commitment to continue doing business with Ecobank, because the commissioning of the ATM at their headquarters will definitely ease the stressed and burden of officers leaving their assigned duty in pursuit of needed cash. 

Commissioner Nebo told Ecobank management that ATM is something that deserved good applaud.

“We are hoping that this ATM will benefit the LNP officers based on the availability of cash, this has been some of the challenges that we are faced with. So, we are hoping that since it is located at our door, provided security will also benefit from it.

“Once again, we say thank you and look forward for more opportunity that will enhance the welfare of our officers,” he added.

At the same times, Nebo used the occasion to call on Ecobank to provide some form of education, pertaining to the withdrawal of the local currency that has to do with the ATM Card. 

Meanwhile, the ceremony was attended by Ecobank management team including Mr. Gibson Kollie, Head of Domestic Banking Services at Ecobank, authorities of LNP as well as several police officers.