- November 11, 2015
- Posted by: Website Admin
- Category: Akwa Ibom, Business, National News, South-South, Uncategorized
Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the Committee of e-Banking Industry Heads-CEBIH to address the recent complaints of bank customers facing difficulty in using the Bank Verification Number-BVN for transactions.
Governor Emmanuel stated this at the Executive Council Chamber, Governor’s office, Uyo during a courtesy call on him by the executives of CEBIH led by the its chairman Ayotunde Kuponiyi.
He said two weeks after the deadline for BVN registration some workers who completed their verification were unable to access their accounts and urged the banks to devise means to correct the situation.
The governor commended the e-Banking Industry Heads for their efforts towards a cashless society and promised that his administration would key into the initiative which he described as a global best practice in financial transaction.
Earlier, the leader of the delegation, Kuponiyi said they were in the state to inform the governor of their annual retreat in Uyo on the 3rd and 4th of December 2015, adding that with the industrialization drive of the state government, e-banking would boast the economy when adopted.
Government House Correspondent, Bassey Ibaitisuho reports that the objective of the e-banking industry heads is to play an advocacy role with the Central Bank of Nigeria to ensure the growth of electronic payment in the country’s economy.