August 20, 2020


The Business Editor


Dear Sir





 … As CIBN Produces 962 new Chartered Bankers, Awards Certificates to 1,864 Graduands


With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on businesses operations all over the world, bankers and other financial experts across the globe will gather virtually to examine the digital economy of the country with a view to articulating strategies for moving the economy forward leveraging digital technology.


This is coming under the auspices of The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria Graduates Induction and Prize awards Day. The Institute will be awarding Certificates to over 1,864 candidates who have successfully completed the various qualifying professional examinations of the Institute in the year 2019. The maiden Virtual Graduates Induction and Prizes Awards Ceremony is scheduled to hold on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 11.00 a.m.


According to a statement signed by the Head, Corporate Communication and External Relation, CIBN, Mr. Nelson Olagundoye the new members to be admitted would consist of 899 newly qualified Associates, 37 Chartered Banker MBA graduates, 26 ACIB/MSC candidates and 902 Microfinance bankers.


A lecture titled: “Digital Economy: The Role of Professional Bankers” will be delivered by Prof. Olayinka David-West, Professor of Information System, Academic Director, Lagos Business School. The Special Guest of Honour will be Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, FNCS,FBCS,FIIM, Honorable Minister, Federal Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy and Guest of Honour will be Dr. Kingsley Obiora, Deputy Governor, Economic policy, Central Bank of Nigeria while Mr. Bayo Olugbemi, FCIB, President/Chairman of Council, CIBN, will Chair the occasion.


The ceremony which will attract distinguished members of the banking community, corporate organizations, Fellows, Honorary Senior Members and Associates and well-wishers will witness the presentation of various prizes to Graduands who have distinguished themselves in the qualifying examinations


Thank you for using this release, which also serves as invitation to your Reporter.


Yours faithfully



Nelson Olagundoye

Head, Corporate Communications & External Relations