Highlighting the institute’s achievements, Opara pointed out that CIBN has consistently nurtured competent and ethical banking professionals globally, in line with its vision of becoming a global reference point for skills and conduct in the banking and finance industry. Moreover, he mentioned the significant increase in CIBN’s membership, with over 20,000 members added in a year, 84% of whom are below 27 years old.
The CEO of NGX Group, Mr. Oscar Onyema, welcomed the CIBN team and acknowledged the institute’s contribution to the Nigerian capital market ecosystem. He noted that the demutualization of the NGX had transformed it into a non-operating holding company with three subsidiaries, aiming to create value for stakeholders and partners like CIBN and shareholders.
Jude Chiemeka, the Executive Director, Capital Markets, represented Onyema at the event.