Nigerian mobile payment platform, Paga has been awarded by the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement Systems Plc (NIBBS) for the outstanding performance in achieving the highest transaction count processing about N660 billion on the Global Mobile Regulatory & Monitoring Platform in 2017 and named Top Mobile Money Operator.
According to the Chief Executive Officer, Paga, Tayo Oviosu, “When I started Paga in 2009 I set out to solve two problems — make it easy to send money to anyone, and to deliver financial services to the unbanked and under-banked.
“Since launching our service to the market in 2012, we have realized that our journey to solving these problems is making life possible for Nigerians, every single day. We are very grateful that our platform has earned the faith and trust of the people, and we continue to be your number one platform for mobile money transfers.”
Of all the Mobile Money Operators, Paga has the largest reaching agent network, with over 15,000 transacting agents serving their dedicated communities.
Since its launch in 2012, Paga has shown impressive growth, recording a milestone of 8,000,000+ users at the end of 2017 and a total of approximately 42.7 million transactions till date, with a total value of over N660 billion.