Director General of DMO, Ms. Patience Oniha

Women in Finance (WIFng), an advocacy, development and networking platform for women in the Nigerian financial sector and in finance roles has announced its forthcoming 2018 Quarterly Dinner.

The event to be sponsored by United Capital Plc, is scheduled to hold this Friday in Abuja.

A statement from the group explained that the Director-General of the Debt Management Office, Ms. Patience Oniha is expected to be the Special Guest of Honour at the event.

Oniha would be specially recognised for her contributions to the Nigerian financial sector.

Under her leadership, the DMO listed the $300 million Diaspora Bond and the $3 billion Eurobond on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and the FMDQ platforms in December 2017.

Women in Finance ng functions as an agent for positive economic policy advocacy and also provides a platform for women in financial roles to discuss and tackle workplace and societal challenges common to women.

WIFng leaders include the Group CEO of United Capital, Toyin Sanni;Head, International Corporates, Global Banking at Standard Chartered Bank,Yemisi Tayo-Aboaba; Managing Director, STL Trustees Limited,Funmilayo Ekundayo; immediate past CEO, Accion MFB Limited, Bunmi Lawson; Managing Director, Coronation MB Trustees Limited,Oghogho Osula; Managing Director, United Capital Trustees Limited,Tokunbo Ajayi; as well as thr Chairman of Africa Prudential Plc, Chief Mrs. Eniola Fadayomi, who is on the Advisory Board.

Many other prominent women in the finance sector are slated to attend the event which will be an avenue for women in finance to meet other key players in the sector.