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CIBN to discuss strategies for global competitiveness in banking industry

CIBN to discuss strategies for global competitiveness in banking industry
August 25
22:16 2021

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) says it will open discussion on cutting edge strategies to help banks and bankers position for global relevance.

Nelson Olagundoye, CIBN’s head of corporate communications & external relations, in a statement, on Wednesday, said this is part of efforts towards ensuring enhanced performance and improved service delivery to bank customers.

Olagundoye said participants in the discussion would include bankers and other financial experts across the globe.

He said the critical conversation is coming as part of ceremonies for 2021 graduates induction and prize awards of the CIBN.


The induction ceremony, he said, is scheduled to be held virtually on August 28 at 11.00 a.m.

“A lecture titled: ‘Breaking New Grounds: Positioning for Global Competitiveness’ will be delivered by the Guest Speaker, Niyi Yusuf, managing partner, Verraki Business Solution for Africa,” the statement reads.

“The lecture would prepare the minds of the new professionals for the journey ahead and equip them with essential tips that will help them navigate the terrain as they position themselves for global competitiveness.


“The Special Guest of Honour at the event will be Hassan Bello, Managing Director/CEO, Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), while Bayo Olugbemi, President/Chairman of Council, CIBN will Chair the occasion. The host of the occasion will be ‘Seye Awojobi, PhD, FCIB, Registrar/CEO, CIBN.”

According to Oladunjoye, 609 newly qualified associates (chartered bankers) and 410 microfinance bankers would be formally admitted into Associateship (ACIB) and Microfinance Certified Bankers (MCIB) categories of the institute during the ceremony.

The institute will also host President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and other dignitaries at the 14th annual banking and finance conference next month.


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