Ecobank and BOI Join Forces to Drive Financial Inclusion in Nigeria

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Ecobank  Transnational  Incorporated  parent  company  of  the  Ecobank  Group,  its Nigerian  subsidiary  Ecobank  Nigeria and  Bank  of  Industry  Limited yesterday  signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate  in deepening financial  services delivery to  micro, small and medium enterprises in Nigeria .  The  partnership has the  potential  of  bringing  millions  of the  unbanked in  Nigeria into  the  mainstream  financial  system .

Ecobank  Nigeria  is  a  key  partner  in the implementation of Bank of Industry’s financial  inclusion  programmes  for  poverty  alleviation,  wealth  creation,  enterprise  promotion,  employment generation and other related objectives. Supporting the financially excluded has been a critical part of Ecobank’s strategy.  Ecobank  is a leading  microfinance  provider  in six African  countries , offer ing banking  services  to  all , including  unbanked  populations through its digital platform.  In May 2016 Ecobank ’s work in this area was recognised  with  the  award  for  Best  Bank  in  Financial  Inclusion  in  Africa  at  the  10 th edition  of  the  African  Banker Awards in Lusaka, Zambia. Read the full article here: