MTN Nigeria wins CBN innovation award again
The Central Bank of
Nigeria, CBN, has declared MTN Nigeria as the ‘Telco Partner of the
Year’ at the just concluded 2019 Electronic Payments Incentive Scheme,
EPIS Efficiency Awards.
Organized by the
Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement Systems, NIBSS, in collaboration with the
CBN, the annual EPIS was designed to recognise, incentivise, reward and
encourage high-performing stakeholders in Nigeria’s payment space, with
the objective of driving innovation as well as improving performance and
efficiency across the value chain.
At the event which
held weekend at the Convention Centre of Eko Hotel, the ‘Telco Partner
of the Year’ award was presented to MTN Nigeria by the Deputy Governor,
CBN, Adebisi Shonubi, in appreciation of its outstanding contribution
towards the development of innovative payment channels in 2018.
Commenting on the award, General Manager, Mobile Financial Services, MTN
Nigeria, UsoroUsoro said the company was pleased to have been
recognised by the apex bank for its immense contributions to
government’s cashless policy.
He said: “As a
technology company and partner in the development of Nigeria’s economy,
MTN will relentlessly continue to innovate and proffer solutions to help
the CBN simplify the country’s payment system, reach the unbanked and
under banked, and enable Nigerians to access a better quality of life”.