The bank organized a collaborative engagement with the Fullah business community on the 4th of May 2024 at the Freetown City Council Hall.

The Executive Director of Ecobank, Winston Williams, highlighted the bank’s mission to promote financial freedom across Africa, including Sierra Leone. He commended the Fullah business community for their significant contributions to the country’s economic and business sectors, acknowledging their hard work and dominance in various sectors.

Expressing gratitude for the collaborative initiative, Alhaji Mohamed Sajoh Jalloh, also known as Med-Saj, the tribal Head of the Fullah community in Sierra Leone, praised Ecobank for being the first non-Fullah financial institution to initiate such a partnership. He pledged to encourage Fullah organizations, businesses, and individuals to conduct their banking with Ecobank, highlighting the importance of transparency in their business dealings. He also highlighted Ecobank’s contributions to the Fullah community during the blessed month of Ramadan by donating food items to the community.

Haja Isatu Jalloh, Head of the Fullah Women’s Group and a fortunate winner of the grand prize of the Save and Win promotion grand draw in December 2023, lauded Ecobank for its transparency and integrity, particularly in the draw as a testament to the bank’s credibility.

Overall, the collaborative meeting between Ecobank and the Fullah business community signifies a step towards inclusive economic development and partnership building.”