Politics

BREAKING: Nigeria can leverage mobile connectivity to boost fintech – NCC

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), Dr Aminu Maida has suggested that Nigeria has the potential to utilise mobile connectivity to boost the growth of fintech in the country.

The EVC speaking at the “Digital Economy and the Prospect of Financial Technology in Nigeria,” book launch highlighted the significant potential of Fintech for fostering financial inclusion, economic growth, and social progress in the country.

Speaking about the book authored by Engr. Dipo Fisho in collaboration with Glorious Vision University (GVU) in Ogwa, Maida described the book as a timely exploration of Nigeria’s evolving digital landscape.

Represented by Engr. Kunle Olorundare, Maida, praised Fisho’s contributions to the industry, he added collection was full of insightful essays, articles and reports that explores crucial themes at a time when Nigeria strives to harness the full potential of its digital economy.

The event was attended by eminent personalities, including high chief Eniola Fayose and Prof. E. S. Asemah, acting vice chancellor of GVU and other dignitaries.

The book serves as a Festschrift for Dipo Fisho, comprises 25  chapters and offers insights and solutions to the challenges facing Fintech in Nigeria.

It underscores the transformative role of Fintech and digital payments in Nigeria’s economy and highlights the government’s support and the industry’s potential for further growth and development.