By Shafi’u Saleh, Yola
A final-year Software Engineering student of the American University of Nigeria, Mr. David Edijala, has launched an innovative new payment platform: “Zinger Wallet.” This app was created to address problems with payment methods in Nigeria, especially with cash, bank transfers, and POS machines.
The spokesman and Executive Director Communications/University Mr Daniel Okereke, made the development in a Press release on Friday in Yola.
He said “Zinger Wallet” allows businesses to receive payments in a reliable, quick, and cheap manner while providing easy management of staff, departments, and customers.
Mr. Edijala confirmed that “Zinger Wallet” has already secured a partnership with Providus Bank while PayStack serves as a credit and debit card processor. “We are also partnering with different financial and tech services providers for bill payments”.
He said Adding that Nigerian businesses need a better tool. AUN President Dr. Margee Ensign presided over the launch ceremony, at which Mr. Edijala reflected on his education at AUN.
AUN Honor Society student David, who minored in Economics while majoring in Software Engineering, credits the AUN liberal arts system for his innovation. “For me, it is all about the beauty of the liberal style of education from day one.