Nigerians Can Now Pay For Google Playstore Service In Naira (₦)
Google has partnered with Verve to make digital transactions on Google Play Store easier for Nigerians.
The firm noted that as of Wednesday, July 26, 2023, Nigerians can use their Verve cards to make purchases on the Google Play Store.
It stated that under its new partnership, Google will process Verve transactions within Nigeria and the transactions will be undertaken in naira and treated as local transactions by the country’s banking institutions.
Commenting on the development, the Head of Retail and Payment Partnerships, at Google Play, Anthea Crawford, said, “We are thrilled to collaborate with Verve, expanding Google Play access for more Nigerians. The introduction of local payments with Verve cards is a significant milestone, enabling more Nigerians to participate in the app economy and access the apps they need.”
The Managing Director of Verve International, Vincent Ogbunude, added, “The integration with Google Play is a significant stride towards achieving Verve’s vision of promoting financial inclusion. We are excited to bring digital content and services closer to Verve cardholders, hence bridging the digital divide.”