Monday, May 06, 2019 / 2.00PM / CIBN / Header Image Credit: @cibnigeria
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) will, on Thursday, May 16, 2019, formally confer its honorary fellowship awards on six distinguished bankers in recognition of their contributions to the Banking Industry and the nation’s economy.
The awardees are the Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Financial Systems Stability Directorate, Mrs. Aishah N. Ahmad; the Deputy Governor, CBN, Corporate Services Directorate, Mr. Edward Adamu, the Managing Director/CEO, Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Peter Amangbo; the Chairman, Goldfield Group, Mr. Bade Adeshina; the Managing Director/CEO, Development Bank of Nigeria Plc; Mr. Tony Okpanachi, and the Managing Director/CEO, Jaiz Bank Plc, Mr. Hassan Usman.
The event which will hold at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos will be attended by the Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo as the Distinguished Guest of Honour; the former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon as the Chairman of the occasion and the Founder and Chairman, Dangote Group of Companies, Alhaji Aluko Dangote as the Special Guest of Honour.
While the Chairman, Coronation Capital Nigeria Limited and Africa Initiative for Governance, Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede will deliver the keynote address titled, “Ethical Dilemma in Financial Institutions: The Way Forward”, the President, CIBN, Dr. Uche Olowu, will chair the occasion and the First Vice President, CIBN, Mr Bayo Olugbemi, will be the Chief Host. The Registrar/CEO, Mr ‘Seye Awojobi will be the Host.
The event is also expected to attract attendance of top Management of Banks and other financial institutions, Regulatory agencies, Captains of Industry, Diplomats, Government Functionaries and Other Stakeholders.
The awards will be conferred on awardees at the first ever extraordinary Investiture of the Institute held, outside the regular CIBN Investiture series.