Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has taken the sensitization drive of eNaira to women during the Law Ladies Day programme in University of Lagos (UNILAG) Yaba Lagos.
The initiative is to further promote adoption of eNaira, the country’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) to women, students, law students and other Nigerians who gathered for the 2023 Law Ladies’ Day programme in UNILAG, Yaba Lagos.
In line with the Law Ladies’ Day programme themed: Defying stereotypes: Celebrating the different shades of femininity,CBN used the occasion to reach out to students and others within the university campus to sensitise them on the benefits and importance of eNaira transactions and why they should use the channel. The Special Adviser Payment Systems to the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mary Fasheitan, who took women through the importance of eNaira, advantages and opportunities the digital currency offers to the financial community and women, stated that it was high time women embraced eNaira for transactions.
According to her, eNaira offers financial freedom and women inclusivity where other financial instruments do not provide. It offers fast transaction time, cross board payment option and gives women financial inclusion. She said, “eNaira provides a unique form of money denominated in Naira.