Osaro Ekhator, who disclosed this during the groups annual conference in Benin City, expressed concern over the proliferation of POS agents in the state without a known address.
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He said As an industry, we must be resilient and innovative in the face of these challenges this is where technology comes in.
We have seen how technology has transformed the banking industry, making it more accessible, and costeffective.
The Association of Mobile Money and Bank Agents (AMMBAN) in Edo State have said that plans are underway to inaugurate a Special Taskforce to put an end to Point of Sale (POS) services hawking/trading in streets.
Chairman of the association, Mr.
We believe that the same can be done for agency banking.
Therefore, we will explore how technology can be harnessed to address the challenges facing our agents, Ekhator stated.
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