CBN: Financial inclusion remains elusive for Nigeria

A report by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Enhancing Financial Innovation & Access has said that Nigeria is far from achieving its financial inclusion target in 2020. The CBN disclosed this in the report titled ‘Assessment of women’s financial inclusion in Nigeria’ for December 2019 period which was released on Monday. The report also identified wide gap of financial exclusion among female than in the male gender. Part of the report read, “Not surprisingly, financial exclusion stands at 36 per cent for women and 24 per cent…

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