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Nigeria: Boost for post-paid transactions as MTN partners Remita

MTN partners Remita on post-paid transactions

Remita, an electronic payment platform, will be responsible for managing MTN Nigeria's post-paid invoicing, payment as well as service-and-expense reconciliation needs.

This was revealed in a statement by the company on Thursday. MTN Nigeria said it had integrated its system with Remita's invoicing and payments solutions suite to enable ease of payments and flexibly achieve instant value for its post-paid customers.

MTN Nigeria's partnership with Remita means that enterprises and individuals on MTN's post-paid billing system will now be able to choose an invoice and amount to pay through any of the multiple payment channels available on Remita.

Also, customers will be able to receive a payment notification and an automatically updated transactions record.

"With post-paid payments now to be made on Remita, customers can centrally view, pay and manage all their bills. They can also retrieve their invoices and complete payments for their total outstanding bills or selected invoices. They would also be able to enter a custom amount to be settled through a wide array of payment options available on Remita including card, internet banking, electronic wallet, USSD, bank transfer, phone number, and registered Remita profile." MTN Nigeria on its latest partnership with Remita.

According to David Okeme, the partnership was another step in its mission to add value through the provision of innovative payment technology.

David Okeme is the Divisional Head, Vertical Markets and Payment Applications at SystemSpecs, providers of Remita.