CIBN commends Skye Bank operations expansion
The President/Chairman of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) Prof. Segun Ajibola, has lauded the Group Managing Director/CEO of Skye Bank, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru, for the leadership qualities he has demonstrated in strengthening the operations of the Bank since he assumed office.
The CIBN boss made this statement when he led the Council on a courtesy visit to the management of the bank at its headquarters in Lagos, at the weekend.
Ajibola, stated that they were on a mission to familiarise themselves with the new leadership of the bank and seek areas of mutually beneficial cooperation between the bank and the institute.
While soliciting the support of players in the banking industry for the institute, the renowned scholar charged members to continue to engage and contribute to professional enhancement of banking profession. He used the opportunity to invite the management of the bank to the forthcoming Annual Bankers’ Dinner.
The CIBN President had enumerated the vision of the institute under his leadership as being guided by seven Cs: capacity building; certification; codification; communication; creativity; consolidation and constructive engagement.
He further noted that “the seven Cs is intended to transform and enthrone a contemporary institute that is responsive, reliable and resourceful in all areas of its mandate; scholarship, professionalism, relevance, ethical and result-oriented.
Responding, Abiru, thanked the CIBN President and Council members for the visit, noting that as active members of the Institute, Skye Bank will continue to live by the tenets of and ethics of banking profession.
He also pledged his support to the institute especially in carrying out their activities and programmes, and used the occasion to express appreciation to stakeholders of the bank, especially customers and shareholders for the tremendous support and confidence they have reposed in him and his team.
He noted that Skye Bank under his watch will enthrone strong corporate Governance culture and stimulate the needed growth for the bank.
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) is the umbrella professional body for bankers in Nigeria. It was incorporated in 1976 as the Nigerian Institute of Bankers and Chartered in 1990 (now CIBN Act 5 of 2007).