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In Ghana, Absa Bank shows strong support for local businesses.

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Abena Osei-Poku, the Managing Director of Absa Bank Ghana, has stated unequivocally that the bank will continue to promote local firms in crucial sectors of the economy. She claims that the decision is in line with the bank’s Africanacity brand promise, which celebrates the African spirit and resourcefulness in achieving tremendous success.

Mrs. Osei-Poku said the bank decided to fund the vessel acquisition because of its long-term commitment to local content development in the Ghanaian economy. She was speaking at the commissioning of Ghana’s first offshore sea vessel, Flat Confidence, in Takoradi.

“Absa Bank has always been thoughtful and intentional in its assistance for Ghana’s core sectors of the economy. This echoes our Africanacity brand promise, which celebrates and champions the African’s ability to succeed in the face of adversity. Our assistance in the purchase of this vessel by Flat C Marine Services provides a glimpse into the future with unlimited possibilities for Ghanaian businesses. We also want to reassure you that we are always available for business and that we will remain committed to the major areas of Ghana’s economy.”

Flat C Marine Services, which was awarded a contract by Tullow Oil Ghana, operates the Flat Confidence vessel. The ship is now stationed off the coast of Ghana, providing support to the country’s developing oil and gas industry. Other local enterprises will be able to get credit from such renowned banks as a result of Absa Bank’s help.

It also emphasizes the bank’s importance in the Ghanaian economy, helping critical growth areas such as small and medium-sized businesses, oil and gas, energy, manufacturing, and agriculture. Absa Bank has a long history in Ghana, demonstrating dynamism in serving unique customer demands and encouraging the economy.

The commissioning brought together major stakeholders in the oil and gas industry, including government representatives from various ministries, the Petroleum Commission, oil and gas firms, and Western Region traditional leaders.

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