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Remita Partners Cellulant to Extend Payment Services Across Nigeria



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.

READ ALSO: SystemSpecs Encourages Remote Payment, Unveils Paylink for SMEs

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.


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