Sunday, November 11, 2018 1.00PM /
Ottoabasi Abasiekong, WebTV
The CFA Society Nigeria on Friday November 09, 2018 inducted 86 news members into its fold who successfully passed their Chartered Financial Analysts Institute exams in 2018.
This was the major highlight of the 2018 Gala & Dinner awards of the Society in Lagos Nigeria attended by members and guests.
President of CFA Society Nigeria Mr Banji Fehintola in his remarks described the 86 new awardees as the attestation to the fact that the nation is the fastest growing market, in the institute.
Mr Fehintola said already the CFA Institute now has two test centres in Nigeria, which are Lagos and Abuja an improvement from the past.
He shared that the Society remained committed to raising the standard of ethics and professionalism in the Investment practice in Nigeria.
Speaking on the “Let’s Measure Up” campaign Fehintola stressed it was designed to increase awareness that the investment industry is built on honesty and transparency.
The CFA Society Nigeria President also shared that it also gives top priority to gender inclusion, which informed the invitation of Carla Harris, Vice Chairman of Morgan Stanley Bank as one of the speakers at the 2018 investment conference and Women in Investment summit.
Mr Gary Baker the MD, Europe Middleast and Africa (EMEA) of the CFA Institute congratulated the 86 new awardees for their success in the chartered exams, and charged them to take the investment profession to greater heights.
It was a colourful night as members and guests dressed in their African attires, showcasing the rich fabric and culture of the continent.
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife was awarded the Gold Prize for the 2018 Nigerian Universities Ethics challenge sponsored by First Bank.
The event had in attendance the President of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Nigeria Dr Uche Messiah Olowu.