Forte Oil Partners First Bank, Interswitch on New Payment Solution

Forte Oil (FO) Plc has partnered First Bank of Nigeria Plc and Interswitch to develop a payment solution in the form of loyalty prepaid card, designed to reward the patronage of the customers of the integrated energy solutions provider.

Speaking at the weekend in Lagos during the inauguration of the payment solution tagged: “FO Advantage Card,” the Group Chief Executive Officer of Forte Oil Plc, Mr. Akin Akinfemiwa stated that in partnership with  First Bank of Nigeria Plc and Interswitch, the card will be issued as part of Forte Oil’s nationwide customer loyalty and reward programme.

“At FO, we treasure our customers’ patronage and our aspiration is to always offer excellent services at all times and it is in pursuit of providing customer-centric service to our discerning customers, that we came up with the initiative to introduce a loyalty prepaid card, designed to reward the patronage of our customers,” Akinfemiwa explained.

He described the Card as a smart-fuel card, which qualifies as a better alternative to cash transactions and provides a secure mode of payment.

“Just as the name implies, the FO Advantage Card offers a customer the opportunity to turn his/her purchases into an advantage! The FO Advantage card can also be used anywhere the verve card is accepted,” he added.

Akinfemiwa said the launch of the FO Advantage card wasignificant to Forte Oil, adding that just like the theme of this year’s customer service week, the company is celebrating “our everyday heroes” by giving them a product that is convenient and secured.

“Permit me to say that “we are in business because of our customers and our service mantra is to always meet and surpass their expectations at all times,” he said.

Akinfemiwa listed some of the key advantages of having the FO Advantage card to include: ensuring that the customers are rewarded as they make their fuel and lubricant purchases at all designated Forte Oil service stations; convenience as there will be no need to carry cash around; and security as the customers’ transactions are safe and secure.

The rest include: easy management of the customers’ budget as the customer controls his or her costs and plan his fuel expenditure; and availability as the card will be available at Forte Oil designated stations throughout Lagos.


Akinfemiwa used the opportunity to invite everyone to register for this loyalty scheme to enjoy the countless benefits.