NIBSS Launches NQR to Boost Seamless and Contactless Payments in Nigeria
The Nigerian Financial Services Industry witnessed another significant event with the launch of the NQR payment solution, powered by the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System, NIBSS.
It brought together stakeholders in the financial services, technology industry, policy and regulatory space across the nation but in a hybrid format (virtual and physical) in alignment with the COVID-19 protocols.
The NQR platform was formally unveiled by the Chairman of NIBSS and Deputy Governor, Financial System Stability for the Central Bank of Nigeria Mrs. Aisha Ahmad while the MD of NIBSS Mr. Premier Oiwoh and DMD Mr. Niyi Ajao gave remarks on the value of the product.
It also received an overwhelming endorsement from the bankers committees with the following CEOs Mr. Herbert Wigwe, Access Bank, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, First Bank, Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu, Zenith Bank, Mr. Patrick Akinwuntan, Ecobank Nigeria, Mr. Ademola Adesina, Wema Bank and Mr Olaniran Olayinka, Keystone Bank amongst others.