In light of the news circulating on social media and other microblogging websites about lending platforms abusing the rights and privacy of their customers, Blueridge Microfinance Bank Limited, a leading microfinance bank and owners of low-interest and flexible micro-lending apps: Easemoni and OKash reassures its esteemed customers of continued business operations while restating its unalloyed commitment to serve its customers better.
In a statement released by the company and sighted by BrandCrunch, the company in a bid to douse the tensed business environment occasioned by the highly publicised Joint Task Force (JTF) raid by Federal Competition Consumer Protection Commission, FCCPC, in collaboration with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA and the Nigerian Police Force last on Friday, stated in part:
“Blueridge Microfinance Bank is fully functional and available to respond to customers’ requests and complaints as we remain steadfast in our goal to empower Nigerians and drive economic/ financial inclusion. Blueridge Microfinance Bank will continue to assist the populace by providing essential financial services through technology and data-driven methods.
“We are fully compliant with the Nigerian laws and regulations with respect to micro-lending, duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission and licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria; continue to operate a tested, trusted and secure lending platform in Nigeria. Our business model is averse to illegal and unfair treatment of customers irrespective of their loan repayment stage; we embrace the highest standards of professionalism and cordiality in all our dealings”, it further declared
While concluding, the auto-signed statement claimed that the BlueRidge MFB management would like to inform its esteemed customers and the general public of its “ongoing partnership and collaboration with the authorities and other stakeholders to address the issues circulating in the media space”, promising to “appropriately lay all speculation to rest within the shortest time.”
It would be recalled that EaseMoni and Okash are two of the online lenders recently clamped down by the JTF led FCCPC, allied government regulatory agencies and the Police.