By Odunewu Segun
Ecobank has reiterated its commitment to providing its customers with first class electronic payment solutions with the recent launched of its Mobile App and Masterpass QR.
Reiterating the commitment at market rallies in different parts of Lagos recently, Head, Consumer Distribution, Ecobank Nigeria, Tunde Kuponiyi, said the sensitization exercise is to create awareness amongst members of the public on the benefits inherent in the global digital payment platform, stressing that, the technology makes electronic payments safe, simple and smart.
According to him, the new digital platform is also in line with Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s cashless policy and financial inclusion goals, adding that, with it would attract the unbanked to the financial landscape.
He explained that the product would bring more people to the banking system and also revolutionize the nation’s economy within the shortest possible time.
Speaking further, Kuponyi explained that customers will also be able to pay for goods and services using Ecobank Masterpass QR thereby reducing the need to carry cash or bank cards, noting that, the Bank will use its unrivalled network to give customers access to more choice with a larger range of products and services than any other bank across Africa.
The Ecobank Mobile App uniquely leverages the power of digital to deliver real convenience to customers. It gives Ecobank the scale and capacity to achieve its 100 million customer ambition in a profitable and sustainable way.
With a mere click or two on the Ecobank Mobile App, customers can open a new digital account with no paper references.
Ecobank is also the first bank to issue Masterpass QR in Nigeria, which reaffirms its undisputed pioneer position in bringing convenient international digital payments products to delight its customers as the bank is also the first to issue International MasterCard payment cards in Nigeria.
Ecobank Masterpass QR, makes electronic payments safe, simple and smart. It improves customer experience with a clean front-end design and a built-in sophisticated and secure supporting technology.
Payments are made by customers scanning a Quick Response code displayed at checkouts on their smartphones, or by entering a merchant identifier into their feature phones.