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GTbank Says How Customers Can Solve BVN Challenges

The management of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) has reacted to the current situation of anxious customers affected by the Bank Verification Number (BVN) deadline account lock-down.

Many bank customers have been affected by the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) directive that all unregistered accounts within Nigeria be resticted from debit transactions, The Herald reports.

The bank responded by providing tips to help combat the difficulties associated with the situation.

READ ALSO: CBN Cautions Account Holders As BVN Deadline Elapses

Read the bank’s response below:


The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently urged bank customers to be wary of individuals alerting them on the deactivation of their bank accounts due to uncompleted BVNs.

Ibrahim Mu’ azu, Director, Corporate Communications of the CBN released the statement via the apex bank’s website. Mu’azu revealed that some scammers are sending messages to bank customers indicating their account have been deactivated due to the BVN deadline to fleece innocent Nigerians.

READ ALSO: SHOCKING! 32 Million Active Bank Accounts Yet To Get BVN

In the same vein CBN has extended the timeline for Nigerian bank customers in the diaspora to enroll for their BVN to January 31, 2016.

A statement released by the bank’s director of corporate communications, on Monday, November 2, explained that the extension was to enable the customers in diaspora to complete the enrollment as well as link the BVN to their respective accounts. CBN directed Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) to ensure that the exemption is utilised by the targeted group only.

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