Thurssday, April 04, 2019 5.00PM / Ottoabasi Abasiekong for
Leading player in Nigeria’s financial services industry, Investment One today launched its USSD Code *5678# to provide seamless financial services to its customers.
The Managing Director of Investment One Stockbrokers Mr Ezekiel Oluyori giving his remarks at the event, said the launch of the USSD service was geared towards driving financial inclusion, and also increasing the participation of investors in the capital market, especially from the retail side.
Speaking further Mr Oluyori asserted that Investment One over the years has been at the forefront of providing world-class financial services for its customers.
According to him through the launch of the USSD Code, Investment One was providing a platform that makes investments easy for customers.
The Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Investment One Mr Fisola Fagbemi giving further insight into the product functions and features, said the launch of the USSD Code provided customers the opportunity to do the following;
Looking at the Operations of the *5678# Code the Investment One CTO, asserted that it will cover the trading, non-trading and value added services,VAS activities .
He said the USSD service was secured by the use of a pin code from any form of hacking and other cyber issues.
Mr Fagbemi also informed stakeholders that Investment One also plans to operate WhatsApp chat banking, which will also deepen its financial services scope.
Through the launch of the *5678# USSD Code, Investment One according to Mr Fagbemi is evolving into a Fintech company in Nigeria.
Fagbemi said the USSD Code Service is already active on MTN and Glo networks, while Airtel and 9 mobile will be ready in the weeks to come.
Mr Nsikak John, the Head of the Enterprise Innovation Hub, Nigeria stock exchange commended Investment One for launching the *5678# USSD Code.
He believed that the USSD Code service, was a compelling case for driving retail market participation in Nigeria.