Quickteller Paypoint empowers Nigerians, recruit more agents to grow economy ~Starimagenews.com
September 16, 2021, Lagos, Nigeria: Quickteller Paypoint, a service under Interswitch Financial Inclusion Services (IFIS), has continued to live up to its commitment to empower Nigerians. Recently, the brand visited several locations in Lagos – Agege, Alimosho, Ikorodu and Ajah to recruit more Quickteller Paypoint Agents in a market activation drive targeted at cities across Nigeria. While four locations; Agege, Alimosho, Ikorodu and Ajah have been activated, there will be other activations in Abuja next week.
The objective of the market activation is to recruit new agents who will be gainfully engaged and empowered to generate income, provide financial services and grow to empower others subsequently. The activation also seeks to increase digital payment touchpoints for Nigerians where they can easily carry out regular financial transactions such as bill payment, funds transfer, cash deposits, cash withdrawals, account opening, insurance and airtime recharge etc.
Speaking on the market activation, Olawale Akanbi, Group Head, Growth Marketing, Merchant and Ecosystem at Interswitch stated that the ongoing agent recruitment further demonstrates the company’s commitment to enhance Nigeria’s access to financial services. He added that: “Quickteller Paypoint is designed to empower Nigerians by creating income generating opportunities for unemployed Nigerians and increase streams of income for employed Nigerians thereby facilitating business in both the rural and urban parts of Nigeria.
“This activation by Quickteller Paypoint is looking to onboard new agents on the Quickteller Paypoint platform. By so doing, we are not only empowering Nigerians to earn income, we are also providing them a platform with which they are able to provide meaningful services to their communities and eventually grow to employ and empower others.’’ he said.
The recruited agents and other potential agents are onboarded by registering on the Quickteller Paypoint platform. Required documentations include; passport photograph, recent utility bill (electricity, waste or water bill) that shows location, a valid ID card (National ID, Voter’s card, driver’s license or international passport) and business registration documents (if business name is CAC registered).
After registration, the agent is required to fund his/her wallet with at least N1000, this qualifies him/her for a free android POS and starter kit. The starter kit contains free visibility banner, power bank and daily journal to document transactions.
In addition, Quickteller agents enjoy competitive commissions and stimulating incentives such as travel opportunities, trainings, business support etc. helping them grow and scale their businesses faster.
Quickteller Paypoint platform is a service of Interswitch Group enabled to support the financial inclusion agenda of the federal government. Currently, Quickteller Paypoint has over 35,000 agents spread across the country.
Quickteller Paypoint is the trade name for Interswitch Financial Inclusion Services (IFIS) Agent locations. It is a one-stop shop robust consumer service platform for convenient airtime recharge, funds transfer and bill payment.
Quickteller is Interswitch’s online payments platform for consumers and businesses. It enables payments to be made across various channels (ATMs, Web, POS’s now) with the use of debit or prepaid cards issued by any member bank on the Interswitch network. Quickteller services include airtime recharge, cash withdrawal, bill payments, (utility & non-utility), funds transfer and remittances.
Interswitch is a leading technology-driven company focused on the digitization of payments in Nigeria and other countries in Africa. Interswitch’s vision is to make payments a seamless part of everyday life in Africa, and its mission is to create transaction solutions that enable individuals and communities to prosper across Africa.
We began in 2002 as a transaction switching and electronic payments processing business, building and managing payment infrastructure, delivering innovative payments solutions and driving transactions across Nigeria and other African markets. We provide secure solutions and services that facilitate convenience and real value for consumers, businesses, governments and other organizations, helping to reduce costs, improve operational efficiency and drive sustainable revenue growth.