On the 2nd of June, NairaBox launched its Mobile Wallet App for Android and iOS devices at a press event in Victoria Island Lagos. The new App from NairaBox will enable users pay bills, buy airtime, pay for events and cinema tickets, make donations, and more. The Mobile Wallet is currently available for Android phones, Android tablets, iPhone, and iPad.
Introducing the team and speaking on how easy it is to use the Mobile Wallet, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Jay Chikezie said:
“You get Nairabox by following 3 steps which includes Downloading and Signing up, Add Funds, Use Nairabox to pay for your goods and services”
Explaining the features and benefits of the Mobile Wallet, Mr Tokunbo Adetona, Co-founder and Chief Financial Officer said:
“It is a lifestyle change. It literally is changing your wallet to an app, so you can make payments; from bill payments, to donations, to event tickets purchases, cinema tickets, buy airtime, and you get rewarded for doing these things. One of the rewards includes 5% discount when you pay with your Nairabox acc at BL Restaurant”
On how safe the mobile wallet app is, Co-founder, CEO and Head Developer, Mr Damilola Jegede had this to say:
“Nairabox is pretty safe. We know in the modern day and age,everyone worries about security. Security is at the heart of Nairabox, it is the beginning and end of the product. It is encrypted from end to end. We made sure to mitigate every form of security threat, by encrypting all transactions from end to end, from when you do it on the mobile app itself to the transportation to the server, from there to financial processing and back, it’s all encrypted to ensure that its tamper proof.”
NairaBox is a mobile wallet that allows user pay for conveniently pay for goods and services using their mobile devices. It was introduced to the Nigerian market in December 2015 and is currently available for Android and iOS devices.
Also announced at the Press Conference was the winner of the Democracy Day Promo. Miss Adanna Chukwumerije who won the #nairaboxchallenge social media campaign organised by NairaBox was presented with a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge at the event.