June 8, 2018/Ecobank
Ecobank Nigeria has emerged winner in two award categories, ePayment and Partnership at the just concluded Digital Pay Expo in Lagos. Digital PayExpo is an event which brings together stakeholders in digital financial services to discuss key issues affecting the payments industry. This year’s event which held between June 5 and 7 focused on Innovative Financial Services for the vast unserved segments of the society.
Commenting, Carol Oyedeji, Executive Director, Consumer Banking, said the recognitions and awards at the Digital PayExpo further attest to Ecobank’s leadership position in digital payment solutions, stressing that, Ecobank has over the years rolled out various innovative digital products and services targeted at financially including the unbanked and under-banked on the African continent.
According to her, “We are not in any way surprised at these awards. As a bank, we realised many years ago that payment drives the society and digital banking is the way to go. We put structures in place and today, we have become a clear leader in the industry.”
Mrs Oyedeji observed that the Digital PayExpo conference was another opportunity for Ecobank to showcase its bouquet of products in digital payments and financial inclusion with innovative financial services for the vast majority of Nigerians. She assured that the Bank will continue to pioneer innovations in digital payments.
According to the event organisers, the awards were specifically designed to recognise organisations which have contributed to the growth of digital banking in the country. Specifically, they added that Ecobank has made giant strides in product development, by providing innovative digital payment solutions to millions of Nigerians.