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SystemSpecs Gets New Remita Mobile App

SystemSpecs has unveiled the Beta version of Remita Mobile Application to empower people to view their bank balances on one screen.

The product which allows users make payments from and to their various bank accounts including microfinance banks can also be used to settle various bills to Federal‎ and State Government agencies as well as other billers and allow users stay in firm control of their finance.

SystemSpecs’ Managing Director, John Obaro at the unveiling ceremony in Lagos said “Remita Mobile App will provide individuals with a much easier way to manage their finance.”

”Now, with Remita App, customers of various banks will experience increased convenience, as they would be able to access their various accounts, seamlessly settle bills, and stay in firm control of their finance, anytime, from anywhere, on a single app,” he said.

“With this app, individuals will be able to send and receive money from the comfort of their phones, without needing any other mobile app or visiting any bank branch. Also with the app, payers can respond to payment requests from restaurants, shopping outlets, schools, family, friends or other billers by quickly snapping a QR code from their smartphone or tapping their device against the biller’s to complete transactions”.

The Executive Director at SystemSpecs, Adédèjì Olówè said: “We are optimistic that this solution will contribute significantly to transforming the financial culture in Nigeria.

“Not only will users be able to effortlessly settle utility bills using their mobile phones, Remita App’s exciting expense management feature will enable them make more financially intelligent decisions as it provides easy-to-understand colourful charts which analyse and display expense patterns.”

However, the winners of the Remita Seed Fund for startups which include; Temie Giwa-Tubosun of LifeBank Technology and Logistics Limited, Damilare Ogunleye of Lasiko Ltd, and Taiwo Ayanleye of Stutern Limited received a financial support of one million naira each.

They had emerged winners after successfully pitching at the fifth edition of StartUP Friday organised by the Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIIE), a subsidiary of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA).

Speaking on the gesture, Obaro said: “We are always glad to support innovative tech-driven startups to grow and scale their businesses. Remita Seed Fund is one of our contributions to the advancement of Nigeria’s technology ecosystem.