Cellulant announces appointment of Ibrahim Gbolahan Aminu as General Manager for Nigeria
Ibrahim Gbolahan Aminu has been named the new general manager of Cellulant in Nigeria, according to the company’s website (www.Cellulant.io). As general manager, Ibrahim will be responsible for managing daily operations, giving direction, and expanding Tingg’s (Cellulant’s Digital Payments platform) reach throughout Nigeria.
It gives us great pleasure to announce Ibrahim’s appointment as General Manager of Cellulant in Nigeria. Ibrahim contributes a plethora of knowledge and proficiency to the field of financial technology. According to Sike Bamisebi, Group Chief Business Officer of Cellulant, “We are certain that his leadership and vision will propel Tingg and Cellulant to new heights in the Nigerian market. As a leading provider of payments technology, we think that our creative approaches are revolutionizing the financial sector and enabling Nigerians to digitize all of their payments. We anticipate a successful future for the business and its clients.
Ibrahim is a business manager with experience in cross-border remittances, product management, market segmentation, consumer channel development, and digital payments. He has experience in the banking, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, and fintech sectors. Prior to this, he held the position of General Manager for VigiPay at The Venture Garden Group, the biggest technological holding firm in Africa. He oversaw the Vigipay cross-border payment platform, providing real-time termination into numerous Asia, Africa, and European channels.
He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s in Science. He has certifications in project management, fraud detection, prevention, and control.
Ibrahim said in response to his appointment, “I feel honored to be a part of Cellulant’s group of creative thinkers, and I can’t wait to contribute my experience to the company’s efforts to improve the nation’s payments environment. I have faith that our efforts to raise the caliber of the goods and services we provide to our clients will result in better financial stability, accessibility, and inclusion for all Nigerians.
This appointment comes at a time when Nigeria has seen rapid adoption of Tingg by Cellulant, which provides a range of digital payment solutions for businesses across Africa. For instance, its Instore proximity payments service has grown by 200% just in the last six months.
Many Nigerian companies, including GIG Logistics, Perfect Trust Cosmetics, Simba Group, Chicken Republic, and international firms including PepsiCo, Emirates, and Bolt, work with Tingg to process payments. Businesses in Nigeria’s airline, quick service restaurant, e-commerce, ride-hailing, retail, and remittance industries can easily pay and receive payments both offline and online thanks to the platform.
Also, the platform makes it simple for businesses to keep track of transactions, reconcile accounts, and send payments on time. The payments gateway gives businesses owners a glimpse of how their many locations are performing as a whole.