Financial inclusion, a key Central Bank of Nigeria policy since 2012 at reducing the number and percentage of adult Nigerians separated from financial systems moved to the front burner today at the inaugural conference of Oriental News online magazine with the theme “Engaging With Critical Grassroot Groups to Develop Effective Financial Inclusion Initiative.”
The conference held today at Sheraton Hotel & Suits Ikeja, Lagos was attended by the focused groups: critical grassroot groups including Centre for Citizens with Disabilities and chieftains of financial regulatory institutions, Nigerian Communication Commission, and other stakeholders in the media and interest groups.
The confab put a strong position for a turbo charged twin engine for effective financial inclusion initiative and financial literacy, that thinks wider to increase all financial systems inclusiveness. The combination of these two it was agreed will lead to achieve the purpose of increasing inclusiveness in banking, uptake of insurance policies, particularly micro insurance as well as micro pension products
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