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Cellulant appoints new GM for Nigeria to oversee Tingg
Cellulant, a leading digital payments platform in Africa, has announced the appointment of Ibrahim Gbolahan Aminu as the new general manager for its Nigeria operations. With over 15 years of experience in fintech, banking, oil and gas, and pharmaceutical industries, he will oversee the day-to-day operations and provide leadership as Cellulant expands coverage for its Tingg digital payments platform across Nigeria.
“Ibrahim brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the financial technology sector. We are confident that his leadership and vision will drive Tingg and Cellulant to new heights in the Nigerian market,” said Sike Bamisebi, Cellulant’s group chief business officer.
Aminu’s appointment comes at a time when Tingg by Cellulant has witnessed rapid adoption in Nigeria in the past year. Its proximity payments solution, Instore, has experienced 200% growth in the last six months alone.
Tingg is the payments partner for many Nigerian businesses such as GIG Logistics, Perfect Trust Cosmetics, Simba Group, Chicken Republic, and global companies such as Emirates, Bolt, and PepsiCo. The platform enables businesses across Nigeria in the airline, QSR, e-commerce, ride-hailing, retail, and remittances sectors to pay and get paid offline and online seamlessly.
“As a cutting-edge payments technology company, we believe that our innovative solutions are revolutionizing the financial industry and empowering the people of Nigeria to digitize their payments across the board. We look forward to a bright future for the company and its customers,” added Bamisebi.
Aminu holds a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s in Science from Obafemi Awolowo University. He is also certified in fraud detection, prevention and control, and project management.
Commenting on his appointment, Aminu said, “I am honoured to join the team of innovative thinkers at Cellulant and am eager to bring my expertise to the table to enhance the payments landscape in the country. I am confident that our efforts in increasing the quality of services and products we offer our customers will lead to greater financial inclusion, accessibility, and stability for all Nigerians.”
Tingg by Cellulant offers a suite of digital payment solutions for businesses across Africa. The platform enables businesses to easily keep track of transactions, reconcile accounts, and make timely payments. The payments gateway provides merchants with a snapshot of their business performance across multiple locations.
With the appointment of Aminu, Cellulant is poised to strengthen its position in Nigeria’s digital payments market and drive financial inclusion across the country.
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