Leading African payments technology firm, Flutterwave says that payment merchants can accept eNaira payments from their customers through their platform.
Nigeria’s Central Bank Digital Currency, the eNaira was launched in October 2021 by the CBN to among other reasons, enhance financial inclusion.
Oluwabankole Falade, Chief Regulatory and Government Affairs Officer of Flutterwave, said: “Flutterwave continues to be at the forefront of innovation as it develops and implements new solutions to facilitate global payments and promote financial inclusion. We strive to enable various payment methods to merchants and their customers to ensure everyone has access to payment solutions that work for them. We are delighted that now over 1 million merchants can accept eNaira payments via our platform and are confident that this number will grow further as we continue to innovate and expand.”
Also speaking on the development, Azeez Oluwafemi, Senior Vice President, Products and Design said, “We’re the payment solution that strives to allow individuals and businesses with various payment needs and requirements to do business, easily. The eNaira feature is important for merchants and customers because it offers an alternative payment method that many users find seamless.
It’s a key update to Flutterwave and we continue to look out for opportunities like this to improve our offering to our range of customers.”