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Traction Appoints Babatope Oni as Chief Technology Officer

May 18, 2022 · 1 min read
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Leading financial services platform, Traction has appointed Babatope Oni as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Babatope will spearhead the growth of technological practices at Traction and work with the team to constantly deliver quality products and services. He will also play a major role in product strategy and experience for Traction.

Babatope brings a wealth of knowledge with over 16 years of seasoned experience across various industries including logistics, fintech and HRTech where he has worked in different engineering roles. He joins Traction from Fair Money, where he worked as an Engineering Manager. Before his work with Fair Money, he was the Chief Technology Officer at GoKada. 

“Traction’s vision of building a platform that empowers and supports MSMEs resonates with me.  I look forward to building products and experiences that can transform the African economy. Serving as CTO, I will lead the engineering team to continue delivering innovative and high performing products that puts the customer at the heart of all we do. I am excited to join the Traction team,” said the new Traction CTO, Babatope Oni.

Mayowa Alli, Co – founder of Traction said “We are focused on expanding our product options to suit the ever-evolving business needs of our customers. I look forward to working with Babatope as we explore multiple options in achieving our vision to deliver the best product experience to our customers. We are glad to have him on board.”

Traction is the one stop platform that caters to all the needs of MSMEs in Nigeria. Traction provides a rich suite of payment solutions including POS, USSD, Bank transfer, online payments and loan facilities. With Traction Apps, SMEs can manage inventory, create an online store for e-commerce, keep records of customers and record sales. 

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