*Our focus is to drive sustainable development, growth, says CBN governor
James Emejo in Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commended the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, and other stakeholders for their contributions towards promoting and deepening financial inclusion in the country.
The CBN governor chairs the National Financial Inclusion Steering Committee, which had worked tremendously to achieve 65 per cent financial inclusion rate over the past few years and target 95 per cent by 2024.
Speaking at the opening of the 2022 International Financial Inclusion Conference with the theme: “Financial Inclusion for All: Scaling Innovative Digital Models,” in Abuja, the president said his administration remained committed to providing continuous support to all financial inclusion stakeholder institutions in the public and private sectors.
Buhari further unveiled five important financial inclusion artefacts which were to provide…
Source: Thisday Newspaper