Monday, September 21, 2009

SystemSpecs hosts banks on e-payment

Lagos-based software house, SystemSpecs Limited has hosted bankers on the electronic payment (e-payment) strategies embedded in its Remita solution.

The event which attracted over 70 bankers from 20 commercial banks was held in Lagos to review the progress of e-Payment in Nigeria, share experience and come up with technical and business strategies on how their current e-Payment operations could be optimized in the interest and for the increased satisfaction of their public and private sectors’ customers.

SystemSpecs’ Managing Director, Mr. John Obaro, told participants that as key stakeholders in Nigeria’s e-Payment ecosystem, forum helped to generate fresh ideas on how to best position existing banks to have competitive advantage through optimization of the Remita e-Payment platform.’

Some of the participants at the event, commended SystemSpecs for the initiative.

Head, Payments & Collections, First Bank Plc, Mr. Ezinne Obikile, said that the support for Remita from SystemSpecs has been quite tremendous and has made the use of the solution a wonderful experience.

The e-Business officer at Union Bank Plc, Mr. Olumide Akanbi, expressed gratitude to SystemSpecs for introducing Remita because, according to him, it has greatly reduced the e-Payment headache.

“We were the first adapter of this platform among the banks for use by our customers, we have no reason to regret this decision because the benefits are immense. This forum has been quite educative and interactive,” he said.

Equally for the Funds & Remittance Transfer officer at Sterling Bank Plc, Sumbo Sobanjo, the event was exciting and educative; a lot of awareness has been created.

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