The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria has said top dignitaries to attend its 15th annual banking and finance conference in Abuja include the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu among others.
A statement by the Media & Publicity Sub-Committee Chair of the Conference Planning Consultative Committee, Mr Rasheed Bolarinwa, said the conference would draw speakers, panelists and participants across all key sectors and sub sectors of the Nigerian economy.
It stated that the two-day conference is scheduled to hold in Abuja in September with the theme “Repositioning the financial services industry for an evolving global context”.
The conference which would also go virtual via zoom teleconferencing is organised through a consultative committee of the CIBN, chaired by the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Sterling Bank Plc, Mr Abubakar Suleiman.
It stated that the breakout session would address sustainable financing: Opportunities, challenges and solutions for the energy sector; Food security: Unlocking Nigeria’s potentials to feed Africa; Creating economy: Scaling for jobs; Harnessing the untapped opportunities in Nigeria’s healthcare system.