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Cashless: CBN, NIBSS, others To Brainstorm At eGovt Summit

The E-Payment Providers Association of Nigeria (E-PPAN) has unveiled a rich catalogue of high-profile speakers comprising top government and private sector executives expected at this year’s edition of the annual E-Government Summit 2016.
The summit, fifth in the series, is scheduled to hold on the 27th -28th September, 2016 at the NAF Conference Centre Abuja.
The summit is hosted in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria and NITDA, with the support and sponsorship of Galaxy Backbone (GB) Plc, Fidelity Bank Plc, Visa Inc and Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS).
According to the Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of E-PPAN, Mrs. Regha Onajite, in the two-day intensive dialogue session, the Summit will pull together over 500 top decision makers in government and private sector on a single platform.
She said the stakeholders would brainstorm to proffer solutions and proactive measures for Government to generate and increase internally-generated revenue (IGR) using smart solutions while achieving transparency and accountability amongst expected deliverables.
According to Onajite, the “The two days event will play host to a lot of top speakers including the Corps Marshal and CEO of Federal Road Safety Corps/, Boboyo Oyeyemi, who will be speaking on Data Integration and Analysis, for Strategic Economic Development alongside the co-Founder/Lead Partner BudgIT, Mr. Oluseun Onigbinde.
“Also, the Managing Director of Galaxy Backbone Plc, Alh Yusuf Kazaure, will present a lead paper on ‘Smart Government Through Shared Services Model’ and Macauley Atasie, the Managing Director of Nextzon Business Services, will also throw more light on the topic.
“Head Financial Inclusion Secretariat at Central Bank of Nigeria,
Mrs. Temitope Akin-Fadeyi, will speak extensively on Adopting the Financial Inclusion Roadmap for Improved Economy and Good Governance together with the Divisional CEO, Interswitch Financial Inclusion, Mike Ogbalu III,”
Other speakers invited to add value to the event include the Managing Director ,NIBSS, Mr. Ade Shonubi; Managing Director, Interswitch Limited, Mr. Mitchell Elegbe; Managing Director, Paga Mr. Tayo Oviosu; Managing Director SystemSpecs Limited, Dr. John Obaro; and Head, Shared Services Office at CBN, Mr. Chidi Umeano.
They also include the Director, FSS2020 Secretariat, CBN, Mr. Mohammed Suleyman; Country Manager, Hewlett-Packard Nigeria Limited, Mrs Ify Afe; Managing Director, Samsung West Africa, Mr. Idorenyen Enang; Country General Manager, IBM West Africa, Mr. Taiwo Otiti and the Chief Operating Officer of Digital Encode, Mr. Wale Obadare, amongst others.

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