Leumastek Ventures, a retail entrepreneur registered under the Paga Agent Network recently built and launched a dedicated one-storey building to bring financial services to communities in Badagry, Lagos.
According to a statement, the center, being the third the agent has launched, is expected to serve as a convenient location for people in Badagry to send money to anyone, deposit and withdraw money from any bank account, pay bills and have access to other financial products.
The event was graced by royal fathers in the community, customers and friends of the agent, Paga staff and Paga Founder and CEO, Tayo Oviosu.
A Paga business developer Adenike Yusuf said: â€œwe are all out to support one of our own, and this is one of many ways we make life possible for our agents and for Nigerians because we believe that Paga agent network will be the bank branch of the future.â€.
Also, Paga General Manager, Agent Network and Sales, Arike Okunowo explained: â€œThe launch of this beautiful purpose-built edifice clearly demonstrates the immense opportunities of the Paga agency business which is focused on solving the payment needs of all Nigerians and delivering financial services to the mass market. The people of Badagry in general can now leverage Leumatekâ€™s office as a convenient, one-stop centre for payment services.â€
Paga Agent Network has been recognized by World Bank and International Monetary Fund as the fastest-growing Agent Network for its role in driving financial inclusion in Nigeria. Paga moves to expand its Agent network to 40,000 across Nigeria in 2018, connecting even more remote and urban areas with financial services.