Providers of Remita Payments, SystemSpecs Partners With Paga to Drive Digital Payments in Nigeria.
SystemSpecs, the Nigeria’s fintech giant behind the successful money payment service provider Remita, has partnered with Paga to expand digital payments in Nigeria.
The partnership comes during this period of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, that the Central bank of Nigeria is encouraging digital payments and other alternative means of payments to avoid the spread of coronavirus in the country.
According to the announcement, the first phase of the partnership would enable Paga customers to easily initiate payment to all Remita billers and merchants through Paga’s website – paga.com.
Additionally, Paga’s agents nationwide would be able to initiate and process end-to-end transactions through their own platform to all Remita customers.
“In our commitment to make payments easier for all Nigerians and businesses, we are pleased to collaborate with SystemSpecs. Our goal is to always provide an improved experience to our customers everywhere, by leveraging digital technology. This collaboration would further help us meet the needs of individuals who seek to make various bill payments, including those in emerging markets.”
Jay Alabraba, Co-founder and Director of Business Development at Paga.
The collaboration will make the process of generating Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR) and payments into the Federal Government’s Treasury Single Account easier.
This service is commonly used by Remita billers including state governments and tertiary institutions. Paga customers and agents will also utilize the service directly through Paga platforms.
Paga was founded in 2009 to help over one billion people to access and process money payments with ease. Paga is currently one of the largest digital wallet operator in Nigeria.
Paga has over 23,000 agents nationwide including bakery, fastfoods, pharmaceutical and grocery stores where people always visit to attend to most of their day-to-day needs.