Time for “National Chief Information Officer, Federal Republic of Nigeria”

Two sectors, two approaches: When the Bankers Committee wanted to associate the bank accounts in Nigeria with the biometrics of their owners, they came together. Through the Bank Verification Number (BVN), a customer once registered in one bank could link that same BVN in accounts maintained in other banks. There was no need of duplicating or replicating biometrics data in each of the banks. The impact is massive saving for the banks under a top-grade data consolidation regime. I always like how the Bankers Committee makes decisions: they analyze, commit and execute. The BVN has become a virtuoso project that … Continue reading Time for “National Chief Information Officer, Federal Republic of Nigeria”