The 14th Annual Banking and Finance Conference 2021, which would commence on 14 and 15 of September, had scheduled an attendance from top prominent personalities in Nigeria and various countries worldwide.
As anticipated, matters concerning industrialisation, economy, repositioning the banking and finance sector to propel the country’s progress and economic recovery plans since it suffered devastatingly from the adverse effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic would be discussed.
Meanwhile, stakeholders at the Conference will be addressing the topic, “Economic Recovery, Inclusion and Transformation: The Role of Banking and Finance.”
Our correspondent also gathered that the event is centred on the need to rejuvenate the money industries, which is expected to speed up the process of recuperating Nigeria’s economy.
Things to Expect from the Banking and Finance Conference 2021
Of all the things to look out for, one of the essential highlights would centre around the visiting personalities as President Muhammadu Buhari is also slated to attend, accompanied by the Rwandan President, Paul Kagame, to mention a few first-country citizens.
Meanwhile, the Conference would expect other African leaders, prominent bankers, major economic players, captains of industries, regulators, policymakers, academic community members, other stakeholders in banking and finance, including the fintech industry.
To throw more light on what to expect, the Chairman, Consultative Committee of 14th Annual Banking & Finance Conference and GMD/CEO, Access Bank Plc, Dr Herbert Wigwe, stressed that aside from providing the guests with an open platform to bring professionals and industry experts, stakeholders across the world, it would create an avenue for ideas sharing and intellectual stimulations.
This year, the programme targets Millennials, Gen Y and Gen Z, as the Chairman revealed appropriate arrangements for their robust involvement and participation at the upcoming event.
The CEO also noted that the Conference is scheduled to make history the largest concentration of Bankers worldwide.
The event is an annual knowledge, thought sharing, and solution-based forum for all stakeholders: policymakers, regulators, operators, service providers, members of the academia, and clients in the Financial Services Industry.
It provides a medium for practitioners within the industry and beyond to share experiences, exchanges ideas and proffer pragmatic insights on contemporary issues affecting the sector and the economy.
Wigwe noted that this year’s event is a paradigm shift from previous conferences, with a strategy to enhance the quality of knowledge shared and complete comprehension of the various topics discussed at the event.
Dignitaries expected to grace the occasion include Professor Yemi, Osinbajo, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State; Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, and Mr Mohammed Musa, Minister, Federal Capital Territory, the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, will Be the chief host.