Nigeria Needs a Long-Term Sustainable Banking & Finance Model to Achieve SDGs - Bayo Olugbemi
To achieve the targeted 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, Nigeria must adopt a robust Sustainable Banking and Finance Model that supports the framework of the 17 goals of the SDGs, to drive inclusive economic growth in the country.
The President of the Chartered Institute of Bankers In Nigeria, CIBN Mr. Bayo Olugbemi, FCIB disclosed this as a guest on the "Economy and Politics" show anchored by Ottoabasi Abasiekong.
It was an opportunity for the CIBN President to provide insight on the forthcoming 13th Annual Banking and Finance conference which will discuss "Facilitating A Sustainable Future: The Role of Banking and Finance" which will feature as special guests Mr Babajide Sanwoolu, Governor of Lagos State, Mr Godwin Emefiele, Governor and Dr Okechukwu Enelamah, (Former Minister of Industries, Trade and Investments) as keynote speaker.
He also noted that CIBN is also developing programmes like "Green Banking" and "Sustainable Financing" to boost the capacity of bankers and players in the financial services industry.