An African payments technology company, Cellulant, has announced the appointment of Ibrahim Gbolahan Aminu as General Manager of its Nigerian operations.
LAGOS, NIGERIA| NOW THEN DIGITAL — Ibrahim Gbolahan Aminu has been appointed as General Manager of Cellulant in Nigeria, a leading Pan African payments technology company.
- Ibrahim will be responsible for managing and overseeing Cellulant’s day-to-day operations and acting as its lead as Cellulant expands the coverage of Tingg, Cellulant’s Digital Payments system, throughout Nigeria.
- Prior to this role, he held the position of General Manager for VigiPay at The Venture Garden Group, one of the largest technology holding companies in Africa.
- While working at Vigipay, Ibrahim managed the company’s cross-border payment platform, which ensured real-time payment termination into multiple corridors in Asia, Africa and Europe.
- A graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, he holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Science. He holds certifications in fraud detection, prevention, and control, as well as project management.
As General Manager, Ibrahim will manage and oversee the day-to-day operations of the company and provide leadership as Cellulant expands its digital payment platform Tingg throughout Nigeria.
The Chief Business Officer for Cellulant, Sike Bamisebi, stated:
“We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Ibrahim as General Manager for Cellulant in 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,”
“ As a cutting-edge payments technology company, we believe that our innovative solutions are revolutionising the financial industry and empowering the people of Nigeria to digitise their payments across the board. We look forward to a bright future for the company and its customers.”
What is Ibrahim Gbolahan Aminu’s background?
Ibrahim Gbolahan Aminu is an experienced business manager with expertise in digital payments, consumer channels development, market segmentation, and cross-border remittances.
His professional experience spans a wide range of industries, including fintech, banking, oil and gas, and pharmaceuticals. He previously held the position of General Manager for VigiPay at The Venture Garden Group, Africa’s premier technology company.
When Ibrahim was employed by Vigipay, he managed the company’s cross-border payment platform, which allowed him to ensure real-time payment processing into multiple corridors in Asia, Africa and Europe.
His educational background includes a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Science from Obafemi Awolowo University. His certifications include fraud detection, prevention, and control as well as project management.
In a statement about his appointment at Cellulant, Ibrahim Gbolahan 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.”
This appointment comes at a time when Tingg by Cellulant, which offers a suite of digital payment solutions for businesses across Africa, has seen rapid adoption in Nigeria over the past year. It has experienced 200% growth in its proximity payments solution, Instore, in the past 6 months.
What is Tingg by Cellulant?
The Tingg platform is a single API payment solution offered by Cellulant and is the payment provider for a large number of Nigerian businesses, such as GIG Logistics, Perfect Trust Cosmetics, Simba Group, Chicken Republic, as well as international companies such as Emirates, Bolt, and PepsiCo.
Many Nigerian businesses rely on Tingg, an API-based payments platform from Cellulant, including GIG Logistics, Perfect Trust Cosmetics, Simba Group, Chicken Republic, as well as global companies including Emirates, Bolt, and PepsiCo.
Through this platform, businesses from across Nigeria, including airlines, quick service restaurants, e-commerce, ride-hailing services, retail, and remittances, can pay and receive payments both offline and online.
Furthermore, the platform allows businesses to keep tabs on their transactions, reconcile their accounts, and make timely payments. The payments gateway offers merchants a holistic view of their business across multiple locations.
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