Fintech Association is organizing a virtual session on May 8, 2020, by 2 PM on COVID-19: Financial Implications and Solutions". The session hopes to take a holistic look and give dimension to the economic and financial implications of COVID-19 pandemic on all economies as well as proffer radical and practical solutions to stemming an awkward situation.
The global financial crisis of 2008 gave birth to an organized and solution-based sector - Financial technology, Fintech. The sector is known for providing cut-edge innovation using IT to solve financial challenges while also disrupting the brick and mortar financial systems all over the world, as such, the sector is not new to crisis and could be counted upon to be a key player in solving the post-COVID economic and financial crisis.
COVID-19 pandemic has brought the whole world to a standstill. Economies have been crippled with various lockdown measures meted out by Governments to curtail the pandemic as businesses are experiencing an unbelievable downturn. The Pandemic has also exposed the appalling state of health care all over the world as the world still battles to develop medical solutions to arrest the monster. International Monetary Fund, IMF, and other global development agencies have also predicted a looming global recession.
The situation has forced businesses, governance and virtually all things to run on digital platforms, the pandemic has also brought the lack of digital preparedness globally especially in the developed countries to the fore.
Since Nigeria is among the natural resource extracting nation whose larger percentage of GDP is derived from oil sales, the global drop in the prices of oil coupled with lower consumption of oil indicates that the country would be among the countries whose economies would suffer a major setback if drastic measures and diversification are not aggressively pursued.
FintechNGR has brought together seasoned experts of international repute to do justice to the topic. The panel containing Ade Bajomo, Executive Director, IT and Operations, Access Bank Group (Banking), Rotimi Oyekanmi, Partner, APIS Partners, (a Venture Capital Firm), Odunayo Eweniyi, Co-Founder, Piggyvest, (Fintech InvestTech Startup) and Agada Apochi, CEO, Unified Payments (a leading payment switching company) will be moderated by Femi Awoyemi, Founder & Chairman, Proshare Group ( a group of financial and market intelligence, media and brand management organizations)
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