Today, Africa Credit Expo, an initiative set to revolutionise financial education and empower individuals with sound financial knowledge, launched the Africa Consumer Credit Academy.
Dr. Jameelah Sharrieff Ayedun, the Managing Director and CEO of CreditRegistry, announced this development during the event.
Dr. Ayedun articulated the significance of this initiative, emphasizing its continuity beyond the Expo. She expressed, “The Africa Consumer Credit Academy is our commitment and promise that the learning imparted here today will extend far beyond this moment. We aspire to make this learning accessible, commencing right here in Nigeria.”
Collaboration was identified as a key component in the initiative’s expansion. Dr. Ayedun highlighted the support of significant entities like the Africa Export Import Bank, affirming, “With the support of organizations like the Africa Export Import Bank, our objective is to extend this initiative across the African continent.”
The Academy’s goal is to equip individuals with the necessary tools and support to make informed financial decisions.
Dr. Ayedun stressed the importance of leveraging proper resources and support, aligning with earlier discussions, to ensure prudent financial decision-making. Addressing the audience, she encouraged active participation, stating;
“For those serious about managing their finances, we welcome you to engage with today’s session and join us at the Africa Consumer Credit Academy.
At the event, Dr. Ayedun officially declared the Africa Consumer Credit Academy open, symbolising a gateway to comprehensive financial education and empowerment for individuals across Africa.
The launch of the Africa Consumer Credit Academy is a big step towards fostering financial literacy and empowering individuals across the continent.
It embodies a dedication to provide ongoing educational resources and support, beyond geographical boundaries and fostering a financially responsible populace.