e-Tranzact Targets Pan-African Expansion


With presence in five African countries, which include Nigeria, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Ivory Coast, Ghana and the United Kingdom, e-Tranzact International Plc has said its target in the years to come is to operate in all countries on the continent.
Managing Director of the company, Mr Valentine Obi, who stated this at the listing of the company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange recently, said the company was set to fully harness potentials in the industry, home and abroad.
The company, which provides various solutions such as mobile banking services, e-commerce services, Yelco Services, among others, listed its 4.2 billion ordinary shares of 50 kobo each by introduction at N4.80, to join Chams Plc, IHS Plc, MTI, and Starcomms on the Information Communication and Telecommunications Sector of the NSE Daity Official List.
Speaking further, Obi said the company had come to give investors high rate of returns by growing its earnings on yearly basis. According to him, there is huge potential in the industry, which the company is set to tap.
According to him, e-Tranzact’s vision is to be a leading global provider of mobile transaction services by leveraging on “our award winning mobile switching platform to provide secured electronic payment solution”, adding that this it was bound to achieve.
Chairman of the company, Mr. Felix Ohiwerei, said the company has achieved a milestone in the capital market as the first e-payment company to be listed. He added that with the calibre of people in its board, the market should expect good performance. He mentioned the Managing Director of Oceanic Bank, Dr. Cecilia Ibru, and Dr. Eratus Akingbola, Managing Director Intercontinental Bank, as part of the board members. Tranzact is the first online real-time payment system that allows account holders to pay for goods and services purchased from merchants, transfer funds to any bank account, cell phone, any card, pay bills, order products, among others.