CIBN to Provide Training for Economics, Finance Graduates

David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) said it has endowed funds for the training of graduates of Economics, Banking and Finance in Nigeria, as a way to create readymade workforce for banks to employ from.

President/Chairman of Chattered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Dr Ken Opara stated this in Awka, during a ceremony to hand over a 160 seater hall built by the institute to the management of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. The edifice is named CIBN Bankers Hall.

Opara said there was need for banking and finance graduates to gain practical trainings that will help them become employable immediately after graduation, saying this will serve as a pool for banks to employ from.

Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof Esimone praised the institute for contributing to development of banking and finance education in the country, while also promising steady maintenance and optimal use of the facility.

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