CIBN to inaugurate new President/Chairman of Council

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) will on Saturday, May 19, 2018 inaugurate Uche Messiah Olowu, Ph.D., FCIB, as its 20th President/Chairman of Council.

The Investiture, which holds at the External Ballroom, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos between 10.00am and 12 noon, will be attended by leading professionals in the banking & finance industry, regulatory agencies, captains of industry, members of the diplomatic community, government functionaries and other business leaders in the economy.

The CIBN which is the umbrella professional body for banks and bankers in Nigeria was established by extant law, CIBN Act No 5 of 2007 to determine the standards of knowledge and skills to be attained by persons seeking to become members of the banking profession; secure in accordance with the provisions of its Act, the establishment and maintenance of a register of members of the banking profession and conduct professional examinations leading to the award of certificates.

The Institute was created to amongst other things, to maintain and observe ethical standards and professionalism among practitioners of the banking profession in Nigeria.

The CIBN will also ahead of the investiture, hold its 2018 presidential valedictory address by its 19th President/Chairman of Council, Prof. Segun Ajibola, Ph.D., FCIB. The event will hold on Friday, 18 May, 2018 at the Ijewere Hall, Bankers House, Adeola Hopewell Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. The theme of the event is Enterprise Risk Management and Bank Performance, an address which will expose and give insight to prof. Ajibola’s exploits accomplishment during his tenure.

The event will also be attended by top management of banks and other financial institutions, regulatory agencies, captains of industry, diplomats, government functionaries and other stakeholders.

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