Remita, foremost financial technology brand and Cellulant, pan-African leader in fintech and agritech recently announced a partnership to enable individuals and businesses, especially the unbanked and underbanked, to conveniently make payments to the Federal and State Governments and a wide array of billers and merchants in Nigeria through web and mobile channels as well as at agent locations.
The partnership combines Remita’s robust financial technology and Cellulant’s extensive agency network.
It would empower a larger number of Nigerians with easier means of making payments to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Federal and State Governments and other billers such as hospitals, educational institutions, electricity companies, water service providers and others on Remita’s large merchants’ base.
Ezinne Obikile, executive director, Infrastructure and Payment Gateway, SystemSpecs – providers of Remita, while commenting on the partnership, said it is yet another stride in extending financial services to the excluded and underbanked communities in Nigeria. “We remain committed to driving innovation in the financial ecosystem through collaborations that provide seamless and secure technology to accelerate financial inclusion,” Obikile said.
Remita thrives on partnerships with other players within Africa’s financial ecosystem and has emerged a provider of robust payment infrastructure and solutions to fintechs, financial institutions as well as SMEs, large enterprises and governments.
Today, Remita processes about $6billion worth of transactions monthly.