Are you looking for Remita owners ?If yes, find out here. We have made some good research about the company behind Remita.net online payment platform – System Specs Limited.
Remita.net or Remita is currently one of the most used online payment gateway in Nigeria. It’s popularity in just 2016 has generated a lot of questions as per who owns the company. Remita is used to pay or transfer money online to individuals or companies. Almost all the government parastatals, single treasury, schools choose remita to receive payments.
Now the question is, who owns Remita? Will let you know more about the company below.
From our findings, we have discovered that Remita is owned by System Specs Company. Founded in 1991, SystemSpecs has since emerged as a leading provider of e-Payment, Financial, and Human Capital Software Solutions for the Nigerian and African environment.
Chairman: Christopher Kolade
Dr. Christopher Kolade, Nigeria’s former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, is the Chairman, Board of Directors of SystemSpecs.
Dr. Kolade is a veteran broadcaster, a communicator, a quintessential information disseminator who is nationally and internationally renowned for his business skills and integrity. He retired at the age of 45 as the Director General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission and joined Cadbury Nigeria Plc as Administration Director where he rose to become the Managing Director and Chairman. Dr. Kolade was one of the visionaries that sowed the seed for the evolution of the prestigious Lagos Business School and Pan African University where he still lectures on Leadership and related Business Management themes.
Dr. Kolade has also meritoriously served in leadership positions of many national and international bodies – President of the Nigerian Institute of Management; President of the Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, President of the International Institute for Communications and President of the World Association for Christian Communication, etc.
Kolade has promoted business integrity in Nigeria through his chairmanship of organizations such as Integrity Organization Ltd. GTE and The Convention on Business Integrity Ltd.
Managing Director: John Obaro
John started SystemSpecs about 22 years ago after reaching the peak of a fulfilling career in the Banking industry. His decision in 1992 to break away from a successful and promising career in regular employment at IMB came as a shock to many because IMB was widely regarded as one of Nigeria’s top?notch banks.
He, however; went to start up SystemSpecs which commenced then as a partner agent of Systems Union, UK offering a foreign accounting software and moved on to developing and nurturing a firm that has since become Nigeria’s foremost indigenous software house with about 150 talented Nigerians from various backgrounds and disciplines.
Other Directors of the company includes:
Mr Emmanuel Ocholi
Mr. Emmanuel Ocholi is an Economist, a Stockbroker and a Banker of high repute with experience spanning over three decades. After graduating with a second-class upper in Economics from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Mr. Ocholi had an impressive banking career in NAL Merchant Bank between 1976 and 1986 from where he moved to become the Executive Vice Chairman of Rims Merchant Bank between 1988 and 1994.
A fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Stockbrokers, Mr. Ocholi is on the Board of several companies whose interests span Manufacturing, Insurance, ICT and Telecommunications. A member of the Investment and Securities Tribunal (a specialist court that adjudicates on matters relating to the Nigerian Capital market), Mr. Ocholi was until 2010 a Council Member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. He also served on the board of the Bank of Industry and the National Technical Working Group on Vision 20:20:20.
Mr. Ocholi is a well-travelled entrepreneur who has attended several local and international courses and seminars some of which he was present as a presenter of discussion papers.
Dr. Ernest Ndukwe
Dr. Ernest Ndukwe an Electrical/Electronics Engineer, with over 37 years’ experience in the Telecommunications Industry. A former Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission between 2000 and 2010; Dr. Ndukwe was responsible for the level of transparency recorded at the NCC, which resulted in the liberalization of the Telecommunications Industry and significant investment in the sector.
Ndukwe has served as the Chairman of the Administrative Council of the African Telecommunications Union and Chairman of the West African Telecom Regulators Association (WATRA), an organization he pioneered. He has represented Nigeria at various international events and is a regular resource person at national and international conferences. He is a widely acclaimed expert in Telecom Policy and Regulation and sits on the board of several companies including Openmedia Ltd and Electromechanica Nigeria Ltd.
Dr. Daremi Atanda
Although he has become a well-respected name in the IT industry, Deremi did not study IT in the university! A graduate of physics, by sheer inquisitiveness, probing and persistence, Deremi has cut a niche for himself not only in SystemSpecs but also in the Nigerian IT terrain. Very much at home and current on IT trends and issues, he is a strategic player in the SystemSpecs team.
‘DeRemi is a leading IT business & marketing strategist with extensive experience leading major national IT and e-payment initiatives. Leading a team of local and foreign organizations and consultants, he was the pioneer project delivery director of the very successful World Bank assisted Federal Government Integrated Payroll & Personnel Information System (IPPIS) that started in November 2006 and went live in a record 6 months.
Dr. Emmanuel Eze
Emmanuel joined SystemSpecs in July 2001 as Senior Systems Executive whose major role was designing and developing the web based Employee Self-Service version of HumanManager.
In 2003, in a quest to strengthen his knowledge base in research and technology, Emma as he is fondly called left for the UK to study for a PhD in Computer Science at the Center for Internet Computing, at the University of Hull; UK. Emmanuel returned to SystemSpecs in 2007 to assume the position of the Chief Technology Officer with responsibility for all technical architectures. He leads the Technology and Software Development Unit which is focused on advancing the company’s software products.
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From the looks of things, the real owner of Remita are a team of professionals whose aim is to revolutionized online payment in Nigeria