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From politics to tech? Saraki hints at possible entry into Fintech space



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It appears former senate president, Bukola Saraki may be gearing up for a new chapter as his recent activities suggested he was in talks with venture capitalists who might key into investing in Fintech in Nigeria.

The former governor had on Wednesday, December 4, via his official twitter handle, touted Fintech as an opportunity haven.

Saraki disclosed that he was in New York City, meeting the supposed venture capitalists who, according to him, had shown interest in Nigeria.

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Saraki said, “In NYC for a series of meetings with Venture Capitalists who have shown great interest in the fintech space in Nigeria.”

Saraki, in the tweet, however, noted that their discussion was yet to reach the conclusive phase.

“I’m hoping we could exchange ideas on how to move the needle further,”he added tweeted.

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