Financial inclusion, Economic development, Pakistan, Mexico, Kenya, Philippines


The paper present a clear understanding of the term financial inclusion, its role in economic development, measures being adopted to forge financial inclusion by selected countries and the attempt being made by Nigerian to follow suit. Section two of this paper gives an overview of the concept financial inclusion, section three highlights the difference between financial inclusion and economic development. Section four presents country experiences on financial inclusion followed by highlights of the current state of financial inclusion in Nigeria.

Author Bio

The author Eluhaiwe N. Paul is a Director of Development Finance Department, Central Bank of Nigeria

Publication Title

CBN Bullion


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