The E-payment Providers Association of Nigeria will hold its 6th series of Techno-Interactive Forum on Tuesday 25th January 2011, by 9am prompt .The venue of the event is Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The theme is “Payment Cards in Nigeria: Exploring the Future of payments cards 2011-2015”
The Chairman of the event is Senator Nkechi Nwaogu, Chairman, Senate Committee of Banking and other financial Institution, good will message will be delivered by Senator Ayo Arise, Chairman, Senate Committee of Privatization and the opening address will be made by Adedotun Sulaiman, Trustee, E-Payment Providers Association of Nigeria.
The special guest of honour is Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, who also will be delivering the Key note address.
The distinguished guest speakers at the programme are Mr. A.S.F. Atoloye The Director, Banking and Payment Systems Department, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Mitchell Elegbe, Managing Director, Interswitch Limited, Mr. Agada Apochi, Executive Director, ValuCard Nigeria Plc, Mr. Valentine Obi , Managing Director, ETranzact International Limited.
Other speakers to share their wealth of experience are Emmanuel Moore Abolo , Chief Economist & Head, Group Market Risk Management, Access Bank Plc, Henrietta Bankole-Olusina, Senior Manager, Accenture Nigeria, James Agada, Managing Director, ExpertEdge Software Division of Computer Warehouse Group, Ms. Funmi Ajayi, Head of Cards, EcoBank Pl, and Fatumata Soukouna, Managing Director/CEO, Soft Solutions Limited.
One of the major highlight of the programme include a strategic and intellectual presentation by Mr. Mac Atasie Managing Director, Nextzon Business Services Limited who will be speaking on the “ The implementation Road Map” this will include , operational best practices, Strategies for payment cards that work with other sectors, Opportunities and areas for co-operation.
According to the Executive Secretary of the Association Mrs. Onajite Regha “The take away from the Techno –interactive forum series 6 should be a clearly defined strategy to create a 5 -year Blueprint for Card Payment in Nigeria which will drive innovation and increase profit for payment cards in Nigeria”