Emefile to Provide Economic Insight into Monetary Policy, Regulatory Direction of 2020 at CIBN Dinner
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, CIBN, will hold its 54th Annual Bankers Dinner on Friday, November 29, 2019 in Lagos.
The Annual Bankers’ Dinner is a thought-led socio-economic event of the banking & finance industry where the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, CON, FCIB as the Special Guest of Honour will deliver a keynote address cum assessment of the current year realities as well as provide economic insight into the monetary policy and regulatory direction of the coming year.
His Excellency, Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan, Senate President; His Excellency, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker, House of Representative; His Excellency Babatunde Sanwo-Olu, Executive Governor, Lagos State as well as other State Governors, are expected to be Distinguished Guests at the forum.
This year’s Dinner promises to be unique as the Organising Committee, under the leadership of the Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Mr Emeka Emuwa, FCIB has introduced a number of new initiatives to make it memorable and impactful. The event is expected to celebrate, recognize and impact the industry. Foremost of the paradigm shift from previous editions, are the introduction of an Industry Charitable endowment scheme which will be launched to support high impact initiatives across the country and the institution of Awards to honour deserving individuals and organizations that have exhibited and promoted the values and ideals of the banking industry.
Being the biggest high-profile social forum annually organized by the Institute for the banking and finance industry, distinguished personalities including captains of industry, top echelons of banks and non-bank institutions, diplomatic missions, top government functionaries, legislators, judiciary, accomplished businessmen, academia and other stakeholders are expected to interact and network under a convivial social setting
Other top dignitaries expected at the important occasion include Chief Ahmed Bola Tinubu, National Leader of Action Progressive Congress; Alhaji Aliko Dangote, GCON, President/Chairman, Dangote Group; Dr. Tony Elumelu, Chairman, Heirs Foundation; Mr. Bernhard Stephan Schlagheck, German Ambassador to Nigeria; Mr. Abhay Thakur, High Commissioner of India; Ms. Catriona Laing British High Commissioner; Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, FCIB, Managing Director/Chief Executive, NDIC; all Deputy Governors and Directors of Central Bank of Nigeria; all Chairmen and Managing Directors/CEOs of banks; Senator Uba Sani, Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions; Hon. Victor Nwokolo, Chairman, House Committee on Banking; Mr. Wale Tinubu, Chairman, Fortis Oil; Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Airtel Nigeria Limited among others.
Dr. Uche M. Olowu, FCIB, President/Chairman of Council, CIBN, will be the Chief Host while Mr. Seye Awojobi, FCIB, Registrar/CEO, CIBN