Ajibade Laolu-Adewale

Ajibade Laolu-Adewale

Position: Secretary, Emerging Payments
Categories: Exco 2
Ajibade Laolu-Adewale is the Head of Partnership, Digital Solutions and FINTECHs in WEMA Bank with responsibility to deepen relationship with Government, Businesses and Consumers for Acquisition, Value-Ad Transactions and Support. Prior to this function, he was the Head of Products and Commercial, responsible for the growth and profitability of ALAT by WEMA project, the first fully digital bank in Nigeria. He is a certified Cards and Payment Professional with expertise in digital transformation for  various platform strategies, fintech collaboration, product scoping and policy design.
 
Ajibade has worked in various capacities within the banking industry around Sales, Customer Experience, Operations, Remittance, Product Development and Management. He is a member of several financial industry committee and the current Chairman of NIBSS Industry Committee for mCash, an innovative solution designed to facilitate low-value retail payments to further enhance financial inclusion between Payers and Merchants at the bottom of the pyramid where cash usage has been predominant.