NCC, CBN, EFCC for mobile money confab - THE NATION
BY LUCAS AJANAKU
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), banks and other mobile money operators are expected at the mobile money conference organised by the Association of Licensed Mobile Payment Operators (ALMPO).
With Mobile Money: Beyond Payments as theme, the forum is scheduled for November 27 at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Mobile money has continued to grow and serve as enabler to the realisation of financial inclusion target of the CBN.
The Chairman, ALMPO, Mr. Chinedu Onuoha, told reporters that the objective of the forum was to forge a collaborative approach towards harnessing new initiatives and opportunity areas that will accelerate mobile money adoption and deepen financial inclusion.
“The conference remains a platform for mobile money operators, regulators, and other stakeholders to discuss current situations, challenges and advancements of mobile money in Nigeria.
“The event is expected to pull c-level participants across payment and non-payment ecosystems in Nigeria,” he said.
Discussions will be around: Beyond Payments: Disrupting the Value Chain to Deepen Mobile Money Adoption – with special focus on: Micro Credit & Savings, Micro-Insurance, Micro-Pension, and Agrictech.
Others are: Beyond Payments: Enhancing Industry Synergy in the Fight Against Mobile Money Fraud; Setting Mobile Money Agenda for 2020; Harnessing New Opportunity Areas for Mobile Money Adoption in Nigeria and a special presentation on The State of Mobile Money in Nigeria.