Diamond Bank Launches International Debit Card.

As part of efforts to promote electronic banking, Diamond Bank Plc has launched an international debit card for students of the Covenant University, Ogun State. The product, known as Diamond Multi-Purpose Card School Solution, was launched at the school premises.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Executive Director, Lagos Businesses and Retail Banking of Diamond Bank, Mr. Uzoma Dozie, expressed satisfaction that the initiative would strengthen the partnership between both institutions. Dozie also said the collaboration was geared towards human capital development.
“A few days ago, we were here to discuss what we could do together in respect of the product. We have similar objectives with Covenant University and we decided to partner together for the pilot stage of the introduction of the first of its kind in Nigeria, Visa approved international card for students of the institution,” Dozie explained.
Also, he explained that the multi-purpose card school solution was a unification of identity card with biometrics and other features to enable students carry out financial transactions such as paying for school fees, making online payments as well as using it to vote during their students’ union election.
On his part, the Business Manager, Diamond Bank, Mr. Amedu Simeon, said the card with Covenant University, Visa and Diamond Bank logos was valid for four years. According to the Dean of Students Affairs of the University, Mr. Azubike Ezenwoke, the product would drive e-banking in the school.