FirstBank of Nigeria Limited in partnership with Visa has introduced a mobile payment solution â€“ mVisa. This mobile solution allows customers pay for goods and services by scanning a QR code using the FirstMobile App on their smart phones.
A statement from the bank explained that under this platform, payment goes straight from the consumerâ€™s FirstBank account into the merchantâ€™s account and provides real-time notification to both parties.
It explained that the launch of mVisa adds to the seamless multiple payment channels FirstBankcustomers enjoy and customers with the FirstMobileapp can now make payments from their FirstBankaccounts at merchantsâ€™ locations where mVisa logo is displayed.
According to the Group Head, E-Business, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Chuma Ezirim, the bank would continue to put customers first by leading the industry in the use of technology to provide convenient and fast banking solutions.
â€œmVisa further promotes our digital approach by delivering omni-channel experience to all our customers, while enhancing our existing offerings,â€ he reiterated.
Furtherore, the statement described mVisa as a payment solution fully integrated into the Firstmobile app to support business transactions and lifestyles of FirstBank customers.
â€œExisting users of the Firstmobile application can update their banking app from Google Play store, Blackberry World and Apple store to enable them access this service while FirstBank account holders who do not have the Firstmobile app yet can simply download the app and begin to enjoy this service instantly.â€