Sterling Bank partners Lagos govt, LASRRA to relaunch LAG ID

Sterling Bank partners Lagos govt, LASRRA to relaunch LAG ID

Sterling Bank Plc has collaborated with the Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASRRA) as the pioneer partner for the first three million issuances of the newly upgraded Lagos State Resident Identity Card (LAG ID Card), which was recently launched and unveiled by the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Sanwo-Olu, in his address, said that “This relaunch is particularly significant because it demonstrates our administration’s commitment to the Smart City vision, which seeks to integrate and embed cutting-edge technology into our daily lives and our daily interaction with government and public services.”

Chief Executive of Sterling Bank, Mr. Abubakar Suleiman, who attended the event, disclosed in his speech the history of partnership with the bank and the Lagos State government, from collaborations on the environment and sustainability with LAWMA; transportation through FarePay for contactless payments on the mass transit transportation system within the state, stating that “Sterling Bank is the pioneer financial partner of this initiative, providing support for the first three million cards that will be distributed to residents.”

Also speaking at the ceremony, held simultaneously across the five divisions in the state, LASRRA’s General Manager, Engineer (Mrs.) Ibilola Kasunmu said the new identity card is embedded with features and functionalities that offer card holders wider access to faster and better services from the Lagos State Government.

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