By; KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Kano State Emirate Council under His Royal Highness, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi (II) has partnered Bizi Mobile Cashless Consultant limited for a special sensitization workshop for traditional rulers, financial institutions, organizations, banks, captains of industries in the state billed to hold on the sidelines of the first Agency and Banking Fair Kano 2018.
In a statement issued by the company’s Chairman/CEO, Alhaji Aminu Bizi in Kaduna, said: “The Emir has approved the first banking agency fair, which is aimed at sensitizing District Heads, Village Heads, Ward Heads, financial institutions, captains of industries and the general public on cashless policy and agency banking,” pointing out that the Emir was the initiator of the policy when he served as CBN Governor.
The Chairman further said that the Agency Banking Fair 2018 is the first of its kind in Northern Nigeria in collaboration with the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, especially towards achieving the vision 2020 where banks in the country will be provided with an opportunity to open various accounts through cashless policy system directly.
Alhaji Aminu Bizi explained that beside, the agancy banking fair, will also affirm an opportunity to intersted people to opened their Bank accounts where they will also be provided with new ATM and BVN instantly.
The Chairman of Bizi mobile, Alhaji Aminu Bizi, called on companies, banks, Small and Medium Enterprises in the country to use the opportunity towards showcasing their products during the fair, considering the fact that it is the first of its kind in Northern Nigeria in general and in Kano State in particular.
Alhaji Aminu Bizi explained that the system eased difficulties among people in terms of transaction especially people who reside in rural areas.
Alhaji Aminu Bizi then, thanked His Royal Highness, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, for giving him the opportunity towards sensitizing the participants, saying that this will lead to a positive development not only for the beneficiaries but on the entire states socio-economic sphere.
In a related development, a statement issued by the Secretary Kano State Emirate Council, Alhaji Mahmoud Aminu Bayero said, the Emir expressed his happiness on the five-day Agency Banking Fair Kano 2018.