The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele is expected to deliver a major monetary policy direction for the banking sector and the economy at the 55th Annual Bankers Dinner organized by The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) on November 27, 2020, in Lagos.
In a statement by the CIBN, the event is a hybrid through virtual and in person at the venue and will strict adherence to the protocol against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Emefiele will be delivering a keynote address where he is expected to present the Banking Industry’s scorecard for 2020 as well as provide economic insight into the monetary policy and regulatory direction for the coming year.
Also, expected at the event are the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other states Governors, as special guests of honour while Aliko Dangote President/Chairman, Dangote Group; Fola Adeola, Chairman, Fate Foundation, Abimbola Ogunbanjo, President, Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and Michael Ade-Ojo Chairman of Elizade Nigeria Limited.
Others are Tony Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Umaru Ibrahim, Managing Director/Chief Executive of NDIC and all Deputy Governors and Directors of CBN.
Bayo Olugbemi, President/Chairman of Council, CIBN is expected to welcome all the guests to the event with the institute’s Registrar/CEO ‘Seye Awojobi supporting him.
The Organising Committee of this year’s edition of the Dinner is Chaired by the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Bank Plc, Abubakar Sulieman.
The Annual Bankers’ Dinner is a thought-led socio-economic event of the Industry and has 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 Executives of Banks and non-bank institutions including CEOs and Chairmen, Diplomatic Missions, top government functionaries, legislators, accomplished businessmen, academics and other stakeholders are usually gathered to interact and network under a pleasant social setting.