A key focus of the event, according to the statement will be on the future of digitising banking services for Central Banks in West Africa.
The two days summit will thus tackle several paramount topics including, innovation in regulation- Overcoming gaps in rural banking strategies, supporting innovative financial institutions to improve financial inclusion, improving credit facilities to underbanked and Small and Medium Enterprises, throughout main panel discussions and networking breaks.”
Stanley Jacob, chairman of eBusiness industry heads committee in Nigeria and head of consumer distribution, Ecobank Nigeria was of the opinion that technology in Banking & Payments has evolved significantly and Nigeria as a major actor has become the key factor to be considered in setting the pace for digital ideation, innovation and the application of enterprise payment systems to transform businesses and lifestyle.
According to Jacob, the event is expected to provide a direction that can enhance technologies and systems to facilitate a digital economy and most importantly achieve targets on financial inclusion.
Frontpage August 15, 2019