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Connectivity key to advancing financial sector—NCC Boss

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The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Aminu Maida has averred that telecoms network connectivity remains the major structure needed to power growth in the financial sector of the economy.

Addressing the FINTECH Association of Nigeria, led by its President Mr. Ade Bajomo, who paid him a courtesy visit, Maida made it clear that the pivotal role of connectivity in advancing the financial sector and other economic areas remains sacrosanct.

He reassured the FINTECH association of the NCC’s commitment to expanding connectivity to unserved and underserved regions, aiming to eliminate access barriers. Additionally, he emphasized the Commission’s efforts to ensure the industry’s sustainability by addressing challenges that hinder service delivery.

Earlier in his speck, the leader of the delegation, Mr. Bajomo outlined the group’s ambitious vision to position Nigeria as the fintech hub of Africa, and potentially, the world.

He emphasized the need for collaboration with the NCC to achieve this goal, highlighting the importance of robust connectivity in driving financial innovation and inclusion.

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