The Managing Director of Barclays Bank Ghana Limited, Mrs. Abena Osei-Poku has called on Minister for the Interior to explore areas of collaboration between the two institutions.

The issues discussed at the meeting, included asset acquisition for security agencies and financing options, ie provision of vehicles through lease, border security management as well as revenue mobilization through the introduction of innovative solutions.

Mr. Ambrose Dery, Minister for the Interior commended her management for the initiative.

“This is innovative and the kind of banking we are looking forward to” he said.

He reiterated that, the success of the His Excellency, President Akufo-Addo’s  flagship programmes, 1D1F, 1V1D, Planting for Food and Jobs, Free SHS is hinged on a safe and secured country and thus called for collaboration of all in that respect.

“Collectively, we all have to play our part to create that necessary secured environment for the growth of people and businesses” he emphasized.

Mrs. Abena Osei-Poku was accompanied by Ellen Ohene-Afoakwa, and Richard Kokoih, Corporate Director and Head of Public Sector, Barclays Bank Ghana Limited, respectively.