Fidelity Celebrates Compliance, Ethics Week


As part of sustained efforts to promote ethical values and professionalism within the bank, Fidelity Bank Plc at the weekend disclosed plans to participate in this year edition of the Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week. Commencing on November 3, the programmer would run up until Friday, November 08.

The bank explained in a statement that it would be organising series engagement initiatives that are part of the annual activities around the celebration.

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week, organised annually by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) provides organisations with the ideal occasion to demonstrate their extensive and comprehensive compliance and ethics programmes in a manner that strengthens its ideals while educating employees.

Commenting on the celebration, Fidelity Bank’s Managing Director/CEO, Nnamdi Okonkwo, pointed out that the bank remains committed to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in its dealings with customers.

 “Guided by the Fidelity Code of Business Conduct & Ethical Policy, we expect our employees to uphold its tenets always, and act in a way that reflects the bank’s principles. We have instituted an Ethics Committee to drive this agenda and intervene in guiding staff when necessary”, he stated.

 Okonkwo also promised to put the best interest of its teeming customers first, adding that strict adherence to proper ethical values has helped sustain the bank’s standing as a socially responsible organisation and good corporate citizen.