CBN eyes payment system, financial inclusion

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has reiterated his commitment to build a robust payment system in Nigeria.

Emefiele made this known in Gombe during the All-Financial Institutions Football Competition, organised with the support of the Nigeria Football Federation.

The FIRS emerged winner after defeating the Securities and Exchange Commission FC 1-0, which was scored in the 20th minute by ThankGod Ikeagwu.

Represented by Gombe branch controller Shehu Goringo, the CBN governor said his administration would continue to tackle financial inclusion from the grassroots.

Commenting further on the naira redesign, Emefiele said he said it was geared towards reducing cost of cash management.


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