The apex regulatory institution in the Nigerian Capital market, the Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC), the Nigerian Exchange Ltd, NGX, the Debt Management Office(DMO), as well as Market Operators such as Cowry Assets Ltd. are billed to x-ray fintech service deliver at the Finance and Business Online Publishers, (FiBOP), workshop scheduled for tomorrow; Thursday, November 17, 2022.
The programme according to FiBOP will begin at 10 am at Airport Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos
The organisers further said that there will be a robust discuss on the theme of the workshop, “Harnessing Fintech for Capital Market Growth and Development.”
The discuss will focus on the deployment of fintech services in Nigeria for Capital Market sustainability and growth.
A statement issued by the President of FiBOP, Charles Onwuatogwu, said the choice of the topic is borne out of the need to further deepen and enhance the efficiency of the Nigerian capital market, boost earnings of investors and operators as well as draw attention to other challenges and benefits of deploying fintech services to boost activities in the Nigerian capital market.
“There is no doubt that the market is facing a lot of challenges at this critical time, hence the import of Fintech in addressing such problems as unclaimed dividends which today stands above N1.8billion, and similar other issues.”
“Moreover, the need to attract more Fintechs to the capital market has become highly imperative in view of the increasing deployment of technology in virtually every facet of life as well as the need to further deepen the market by getting a larger number of our teeming youths to become interested in the capital market,” he said.
Dignitaries expected at the event include: the Director General Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Lamido Yuguda,, Director General Debt Management Office, DMO, Patience Oniha and the Managing Director/CE, Cowry Assets Management, Johnson Chukwu
Others are: Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission(NCC), Umar Danbatta, Group CEO Nigeria Exchange, NGX, Oscar Onyema, CEO, FMDQ, Bola Koko, Managing Director CSCS, Haruna Jalo-Waziri, captains of industry, CEOs of quoted companies and shareholder groups among others.
FiBOP is the foremost association of seasoned online publishers in Nigeria, formed with a view to contributing to the economic growth and development of Nigeria through informed, analytical and balanced reportage of events and activities in the economy.