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IFINCA Honours Nigerian Financial Inclusion Leaders and Corporate Firms   

Nigerian thought leaders and corporate bodies in the financial inclusion landscape who gathered at the venue of the Inclusive Finance Nigeria Conference and Awards [IFINCA] to discuss ways the Central Bank of Nigeria [CBN] can achieve its goals of attracting more Nigerians into the formal financial sector were honoured.

The honour, according to the Event Director, Rarzack Olaegbe was in recognition of their performance so far and “to recognise and encourage and influence them to stretch and ensure that the CBN meet its goal”.

IFINCA honours and recognition, which were bequeathed on leaders and corporate bodies, include the following:


Lagos Business School               – Fastest Growing NGO Driving Financial Inclusion          

Grooming Centre                                     – Best SME Microfinance Service

Innovectives                                  – Fastest Growing Agency Services


SystemSpecs                                  – Most Diversified Data Service For Financial Inclusion


Riby Finance                                  – Best Use of Technology For Cooperative Management

Paycentre                                        – Best Community-Based Agency Service

Quickraiz                                       – Best Fundraising Management Platform

Quickteller Paypoint                   – Most Robust Agency Service

Social Lender                                 – Most Socially-Relevant Data Service

KiaKia                                              -Best Peer-to-Peer Lending Platform 

Precise Financial Systems         – Fastest Growing Financial Software Company   

Xpress Payments                         – Fastest-Growing Fintech Company Driving Financial Inclusion                                                                                            

3Line Card Management           – Pioneering Leadership Award  



Bunmi Lawson, MD/CEO, EdFin MFB         – Financial Inclusion Leadership Award       



Dr Godwin Nwabunka, Founder, Grooming Centre– Financial Inclusion Leadership Award                                                 


Emmanuel Agha, MD/CEO, Innovectives– Financial Inclusion Person of the Year (Male)

Temitope Akin-Fadeyi, former Head, Financial Inclusion Secretariat at CBN– Financial Inclusion Person of the Year (Female)                                                                                      

Prince Gbolahan Dada, founder, Joe Hans Network Marketing – Financial Inclusion Leadership Award

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