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Senator Ibikunle Amosun (Senate Committee Chairman on Capital Markets), Alhaji Lamido Yuguda (Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission), Mr. Oscar Onyema (CEO of Nigeria Stock Exchange), and Ms Arunma Oteh (Former Director-General of Securities and Exchange Commission) lauded Mr. Seye Adetunmbi (Chief Responsibility Officer of Value Investing Ltd) on the launch of the book "Financial Intermediation Operations: A Guidebook for Financial Market Operators and Practitioners".
At a virtual book launch which held on July 21, 2020 via the Zoom Video Conferencing Platform; and was moderated by Mr. Olufemi Awoyemi, Chairman/Founder of Proshare Nigeria, Senator Ibikunle Amosun who unveiled the book commended Mr. Adetunmbi for providing a roadmap to the growth of the Nigerian Capital Market.
The Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Alhaji Lamido Yuguda in his remarks described the book as a pathway to entrenching professionalism in the market. He believes Mr. Seye Adetunmbi's book should challenge other professionals to write about key developments in the capital market.
According to him, the Securities and Exchange Commission has been working assiduously to deepen the capital market and regain investor confidence post 2008 crisis period.
Giving a review of the book, Mr Bola Ajomale the CEO of NASD Plc described it as an opportunity to provide a deep dive into the development of the Nigerian Capital Market, the possibilities and expectations for its growth. Mr. Ajomale further commended the tenacity in bringing together an excellent book which captures the efforts of leaders who made the market thrive over the years. He also noted that the book also provided insights on the evolution and growth of the pension industry in Nigeria and the impact of the 2008 global financial and market crisis on the nation's GDP. The NASD Plc boss particularly singled out the quotes from global investor and billionaire Warren Buffet, captured in the book as part of the interesting features for those that will read it.
In her remarks, Ms Arunma Oteh asserted that the book was apt and timely for the capital market, providing insight and enlightenment to domestic and international investors. She described Mr. Seye Adetunmbi as a role model and veteran in the market and a seasoned speaker on economic developments in the country.
The Chairman of the Book Launch, Dr Alimi Abdulrazaq (Chairman of Forte Upstream) commended Mr. Adetunmbi for a remarkable and enlightening book, establishing lessons and pathways to a robust capital market ecosystem in Nigeria.
Other Dignitaries and capital market leaders who graced the occasion and lauded Mr. Seye Adetunmbi include; Chief Dele Fajemirokun (Distinguished Entrepreneur and Chief Presenter), Mr Atedo Peterside (Chairman, ANAP), Dr. U.J Itsueli (Chairman, Dubril Oil), Mr. Gboyega Alabi (Deputy Governor, Osun State), Mr. Kayode Alabi (Deputy Governor, Kwara-State), Ms Yewande Sadiku (DG, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission).
Speaking on the book launch, Mr. Seye Adetunmbi who is also the Convener of the Capital Market Roundtable, acknowledged the array of capital market leaders, business leaders and heads of regulatory agencies that attended the book launch.
He said the driving force for the book was to provide information which is key to the growth of the capital market.