Lonestar Cell MTN, Liberia’s leading GSM and mobile financial services company, announces that from today, February 5, 2020, UBA customers can now connect their bank accounts to their MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) accounts. Thanks to this seamless connection, UBA customers can conveniently send money directly to their MoMo accounts from their bank accounts and, similarly, send money from their MoMo accounts directly to their bank accounts.
To use this service, customers need to visit their nearest UBA branch, dial *156*7# and follow the prompts. Customers will need to have their UBA account numbers on hand to complete the setup process.
Mr. Christopher Ssali, Acting Head of Mobile Money said, “With MTN Mobile Money Withdraw and Deposit service and our expanding ecosystem, with hundreds of merchants, subscribers can now avoid liquidity issues and having to stand in long lines at banks to access cash, pay bills and even pay for goods and services. We are pleased to welcome UBA to our Mobile Money family as we work to ensure that every single Liberian enjoys the benefit of a modern connected life. We assure our customers that when it comes to safe, secure and convenient digital payments, with MTN MoMo, we’ve got you.”
Mr. Olalekan Balogun, MD/CEO of UBA Liberia expressed satisfaction in partnering with Lonestar Cell MTN to bring efficiency their customers, “UBA has been at the forefront of digital banking in Liberia and we remain committed to working with institutions like Lonestar Cell MTN to digitalized payment systems in the country. I urge customers to take advantage of the new platform and use all the features to make their lives better.”
“MTN Mobile Money has always been more than just sending and receiving money,” Lonestar Cell MTN said in a statement. “The platform was mainly designed to make transactions fast, convenient and most importantly, secure. Signing up for MoMo is free. Just visit any Lonestar Cell MTN service center or registered MoMo agent with a valid identification card and fill out an application form.”