Loan Documentation Dateline Extended

Loan Documentation Dateline Extended

This is to bring to the notice of SEIFAC Member Farmers, visitors to SEIFAC website and the general public at large that another shift in dateline for loan documentation has become eminent as relevant stakeholders in the programme unanimously requested a shift in the dateline to enable Member Smallholder Farmers execute their loan documentation in order to benefit from the programme, in this regard, the new dateline is Saturday 3 July, 2021.  On the other hand this extension became necessary SEIFAC PFI HERITAGE BANK PLC to roll-out another batch of SEIFAC Project Wallet Accounts for members who have not received their Wallet Accounts. SEIFAC and its PFI are working tirelessly on a technology that will ensure that all members who are yet to receive their Project Wallet Accounts shall receive, activate and execute their loan documentation within the extension period. We therefore call on all our members across the country to remain calm and resolute while we ensure the delivery of their Project Wallet Accounts to their respective cell phones whiles those who have changed their cell phone lines are enjoined to contact the SEIFAC Support Centre on SMS and WhatsApp requesting for their SEIFAC Project Wallet Account Number with their registered cellphone number (lost or in use), email address and full name for retrieval of their Wallet Accounts. During this period, SEIFAC Member Farmers’ that have activated their Wallet Accounts shall be receiving their SEIFAC/Heritage Bank co-branded ATM Cards with special features to the advantage of the Smallholder Farmers.

SEIFAC DISCLAIMS VEREM TURUGH

SEIFAC DISCLAIMS VEREM TURUGH

The Smallholder Economic Interest Farmers Agricultural Cooperative (SEIFAC) has disclaimed one Mr. Verem Turugh who has been parading himself as the Chairman of the Cooperative.

The National Programme Coordinator (NPC) Mr. Patrick Abur in a disclaimer notice cautioned SEIFAC Members to be aware of the fraudulent antics of Mr. Turugh who has being issuing out fake letters on the social media and radio messages and carrying out transactions in the name of SEIFAC at a period when he was already suspended indefinitely from the Cooperative.

The Statement added that it has nothing to do with the said Turugh in any form stressing that SEIFAC members should disregard all ill tissues of lies emanating from Mr. Turugh who has been squeeze by the law enforcement agents and is currently languishing in the Police Facility at the Benue State Command Headquarters in Makurdi.

The statement asked those interested to participate in the Cluster Farming activities which are geared to enable smallholder farmers gain group dynamism, economy of scale, collective bargaining power and above all capable of lifting the smallholder farmers out of avoidable poverty. The NPC further urged members that the only official source of information for its members is its website, SEIFAC does not operate any social media handle targeted at disseminating information to its members and the general public is on the cooperative’s website www.seifac.org, email addresses includes info@seifac.org, farmerscare@seifac.org, seifac.org@gmail.com and on the phone, at its National Support Centre is 0813 238 5944.

The NPC of SEIFAC Mr. Patrick Abur stated that SEIFAC in partnership with its Participating Financial Institute (PFI) Heritage Bank PLC has commenced the production of its co-branded ATM Cards which also serves as membership Identity Cards – first of its kind in the country on commercial scale with special features like SEIFAC Logo, farmer’s passport photograph, name, LGA, State of registration and SEIFAC Registration Number which shall be available soon for collection by the farmers for operation of their SEIFAC Project Wallet Account which is to cone prior to the much anticipated loan disbursement.

Loan Documentation Dateline Extended

Loan Documentation Dateline Extended

This is to bring to the notice of our Farmers, visitors to our website and the general public at large that the dateline for loan documentation has been extended from 29th May 2021 to 12th June 2021. This extension became necessary as we noticed that a mass of our members are yet to receive their SEIFAC Project Wallet Accounts from our official one and only Participating Financial Institute (PFI) HERITAGE BANK PLC, hence such members have not activated their Wallet Accounts with the minimum balance of N2000.00 and subsequently execute their loan docuementations. SEIFAC and its PFI are working tirelessly on a technology that will ensure that all members who are yet to receive their Project Wallet Accounts to receive, activate and execute their loan documentation within the extension period. We therefore call on all our members across the country to remain calm resolute while we ensure the delivery of their Project Wallet Accounts to their respective cell phones.

SEIFAC ROLLS OUT FARMERS PROJECT WALLET ACCOUNTS

SEIFAC ROLLS OUT FARMERS PROJECT WALLET ACCOUNTS

This is to bring to the notice of SEIFAC esteem Members across the constituent states of the federation and FCT Abuja and the general public that SEIFAC National Headquarters Abuja has commenced the roll-out of SEIFAC Project Wallet Account bulk opening to complete step four of the membership registration process.

Members are therefore to be expectant of an SMS alert from our Participating Financial Institution (PFI) Heritage Bank Plc who will send their SEIFAC Project Wallet Account number to their respective Phone Numbers as they had earlier registered on SEIFAC centralized, relational and scalable database. Upon the receipt of Project Wallet Account Number, members are to immediately deposit the minimum of N2,000.00 (Two Thousand Naira) only as activation balance as stipulated on the members profile page and submit their evidence of payment to their nearest SEIFAC Agent Location/LGA Desk Office/State Office where they will fill SEIFAC loan documentation and pay a processing fee of N500.00 (Five Hundred Naira) only. This documentation shall commence as from Monday 17th – Saturday 29th May 2021 after which a tentative disbursement date shall be announced to our members and the general public.

DISCLAIMER NOTICE

This is to inform Farmers, visitors to our website and the general public at large that SEIFAC does not own any social media handle except a Whatsapp group called “SEIFAC NATIONAL PLATFORM” which is not accessible to the general public except a few key persons.
Please take note and disregard all social media platforms parading its connections to SEIFAC.
SEIFAC expressly disclaims responsibility and shall have no liability for any damages, loss or liability whatsoever suffered as a result of disregarding this warning or relying on the information disseminated by any such website, social media (i.e facebook, twitter, e.t.c) other than www.seifac.org

SEIFAC Postpones Project Account Opening

SEIFAC Postpones Project Account Opening

This is to bring to the notice of our esteemed members that the SEIFAC Project Account Opening which was scheduled to commence from 1st to 28th February 2021 has been postponed due to government’s restriction on gathering of persons as a result of the prevalence of COVID-19. In like manner, the registration closure date which was scheduled for 11:59pm 31 January 2021 has been postponed to 11:59pm 10th February 2021.

The SEIFAC Participating Financial Institution (PFI) as required by CBN in conjunction with SEIFAC are mindful of our members’ safety and as such the PFI and SEIFAC are working hard in making sure that we adapt the best methodology that will not endanger the lives of our members, therefore, curtailing the gathering of our Member-Farmers in our participating Bank branches across the country for Project Account opening is of the utmost importance to us all.

We therefore call on all our members across the country to remain calm while the process tarries and SEIFAC shall come up with a communique in due course which will be published on our website when we adapt the best possible and cost effective method with the tentative date for commencement of Project Account Opening . We deeply regret the inconveniences this might cause you our amiable members.