The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria is relaunching its mentoring scheme for capacity development of young practitioners in the banking and finance industry and addressing some of the industry’s needs.
CIBN’s Head of Corporate Communication and External Relations, Nelson Olagundoye, said this in a statement on Friday.
He noted that the virtual relaunch would hold on February 18, 2021.
According to Olagundoye, the CIBN Mentoring Scheme, launched in 2012, was designed to enhance learning and career development for young bankers and to strengthen the talent pipeline into senior leadership roles in the banking finance industry.
“The relaunch is necessitated by the fact that the scheme has been fortified and enriched with more features for the benefit of participants. The enhanced scheme which runs on a mobile responsive, user-friendly application went live on June 17, 2020, with over 600 mentors and mentees while more are being on-boarded,” he explained.
The Deputy Director of Enterprise Development Centre, Pan Atlantic University, Nneka Okekearu, will deliver the keynote address, ‘Mentoring: Unlocking Career Potentials and Possibilities.’
He further stated that professionals from the financial services and allied sector of the economy had been assembled for the event, among them are Chief Executive Officer of Systemspecs, John Obaro, and Managing Director/Head Financial Institution Africa, Lowo-Adesola Abidemi.
Olagundoye added that the Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Lamido Yuguda, among others, would be the special guests of honour.