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Mobile money event postponed over Sanusi suspension

28 February 2014, 08:47Henry Ifeanyi

Lagos – Organisers of the AITEC Africa Banking and Mobile Money conference have postponed the event because of the recent suspension of the Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido.

The conference was scheduled for Lagos on March 12.

AITTEC said the event will now be held in July at the Eko Hotel in Lagos.

AITEC Africa Spokesperson, Nick Fairbrian, in an email to delegates and journalists, said that the recent suspension of the CBN Governor by President Goodluck Jonathan caused a major setback to the conference.

“The Central Bank is an important partner for the conference and its current state of transition makes it impossible for it to provide its usual level of input for the event,” he said.

“We regret any inconvenience this change may cause you. We have set the new dates for Lagos in the week following our AITEC Banking & Mobile Money Accra on the 9-10 of July, which will enable international participants to cover both events with one trip to the region,” he said.

Fairbrain said all activities scheduled for the conference remained intact.

– CAJ News

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