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Accion Microfinance Bank hosted its 3rd Financial Inclusion Seminar on the Impact of The Digital Reality on Re-emerging Microfinance Banks



Accion Microfinance Bank held the third edition of its Financial Inclusion Seminar themed “Re-emerging Microfinance Banks: The Digital Reality” on the 11th of December, 2019. The seminar had over 500 participants in attendance including Industry C-Suite Executives, Policy Makers, Fintech, Start-Ups, Donors, Funders, and International Development Professionals to discuss the latest trends, challenges and solutions that are driving the financial inclusion space in Nigeria.

The third edition of Accion MFB Financial Inclusion Seminar examined the following topics in two-panel sessions:

  1.  Building an Ecosystem of DFS Players, and opportunities for MFI collaboration; and
  2.  Developing digital mindset-attracting and retaining skills.

Speaking on the panels were Ophelia Ama Oni, Director of Partnerships, Financial Inclusion Forum Africa, Ghana NCC, Stanley Jacob, Head, Consumer Distribution Ecobank Nigeria, Dr. Bayo Adekanmbi, Chief Transformation Officer, Deji Oguntonade, Chief Digital & Innovations Officer, GTBank, Ashley Immanuel, Head of Programmes EFINA, Habiba Balogun, Organization Effectiveness Consultant & Board Member Accion Mfb, Yinka David-West (Prof), Academic Director, Lagos Business School, and Olusola Adewole, Director, PWC.

See photos from the Financial Inclusion Seminar:

Taiwo Joda, MD/CEO of Accion MFB at the Financial Inclusion Seminar

Habiba Balogun Board Member Accion Mfb

John Fischer- Vice Chairman Board Accion MfB

Adefisayo Akinsanya, Corporate branding & Digital Communication, Accion MFB

Patrick Akinwuntan, Board Chairman Accion MfB, and his wife at the financial inclusion seminar

Raliat Sunmonu and John Fischer a Accion MFB financial inclusion seminar


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1 Comment


    December 27, 2019 at 9:33 am

    Its so cool that in an era when most micro finance banks are going under that Accion is still going strong and stable. Other micro finance banks would definitely need serious lessons from these

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