Encomiums as FinTech Sales Guru, Dare Bows Out after  25 Years of Service

The banking industry literally stood still recently as one of the doyens of ATM banking and financial technology, the Executive Director, e-Business and Infrastructure, Inlaks Computers Limited, Tope Dare, exited the company after years of meritorious service in the industry.

Widely regarded as one of the pioneers of the ATM industry in Nigeria, Dare’s remarkable journey in 25 years, with 11 at Inlaks, drew accolades from colleagues, associates, and contemporaries alike. 

The send-forth event held recently, in Lagos witnessed an outpouring of tributes on the fintech icon.   The Chairman of the send-forth organising committee, Kayode Olubiyi, described Dare as a man of many talents who touched lives through his philanthropist efforts.   His wife, Adedoyin, described her husband as a very hardworking, kind and humble man.

“Tope’s dedication to his job is highly commendable, a true leader and a man of the people. I’m so proud of what you have become,” she said.  The fintech sales icon reflected on his career in the last 25 years, the unwavering support of his parents and family and the invaluable contributions of numerous individuals and entities along the way.  Dare said: “As I reminisce on the past 25 years, I am filled with a profound sense of gratitude for the opportunities I have been afforded, the lessons I have learned, and the relationships I have forged along the way.

“I am truly blessed to have had the privilege of working alongside some of the brightest minds and most dedicated professionals in the industry.

“As I look ahead, I am excited about the future and the opportunities that lie ahead. I am committed to continuing this journey of impact and excellence, guided by the values of integrity, innovation, and collaboration.”

Dare’s send-forth event was sponsored by many digital payment stakeholders such as Xpress Solutions Limited, LOTUS Bank, Parallex Bank, Globus Bank, Vas2Nets Technologies, Toptech Group, Routelink Group, Altaviz, Ark Technologies, Comercio Partners, African Energy, SPL Group, CeBIH, Citi Data, Alat, Billyrinks, Appzone, Prive Revaux was well attended by over 500 stakeholders and guests from Nigeria, across Africa, Europe and North America.

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