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Governor GOJE mobilizes Gombe Indigenes for the Afribank Off


November 29, 2007


The Executive Governor of GombeState, Alhaji Muhammed Danjuma Goje, has continued to mobilize indigenes and residents of the State to buy Afribank ‘sPublic Offer.


While receiving Executive Management of Afribank in his office last Wednesday, Governor Goje assured that the Gombe State Government would do everything possible to ensure that the citizens of the State widely subscribe to the ongoing Afribank Public Offer.



He said that his “administration will do all things within its capacity to make sure that people across the State invest in Afribank. According to him, “Afribank has a rich history and it is a top rated financial institution in Nigeria today which can boast of meaningful contribution to the development of the people and Government at all levels”.


The Governor praised the Management of Afribank for its ability to turn the post consolidation challenges of the banking industry into opportunities which has successfully improved the fortunes of the Bank and its shareholders.


He assured that the people of Gombe would join other Nigerians to reap from the boom in the capital market using the platform created by the Afribank Public Offer noting that “we will not let the opportunity slip by”.


In his remark, Mr. Isa Zailani, the Executive Director (Operations & IT) of Afribank, who led the Bank’s delegation, stated that the purpose of their visit to Gombe was to enlighten the people of the State on the significance of investing in Afribank.


Alhaji Zailani stated that an investment in Afribank through its public Offer is a wise decision that would yield good returns. He said that Afribank is already in the process of performing beyond the financial forecast in its Offer prospectus as demonstrated by the performance in the first and second quarter accounts.


The Executive Director noted further that that Afribank is a financial conglomerate with outstanding structure that enables it to offer quality service to its customers and also meet stakeholders’ expectations.


Mr. Zailani added that the operational models and the investment policies of the Bank are friendly to shareholders in terms of reward and capital appreciation.


He assured that the Bank would continue to expand its operations in all parts of the country to enable it develop more markets and contribute more to the social economic development of the country.

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