CIBN holds yearly meetings, election of officers
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has concluded arrangements to hold its yearly general meetings and election of new office holders and other elective positions to the Governing Council.
The meeting and election of officers who will run the affairs of the institute for a period of two years, is slated for April 7, 2018, at Ijewere Hall, Bankers House, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The President/Chairman of Council of the institute, Prof. Segun Ajibola, will preside over the yearly meeting, while the Registrar/Chief Executive, ‘Seye Awojobi, will be the Chief Host.
Moreover, the institute, upon reviewing its current electoral system have decided to further automate the entire process by leveraging on information technology, thus optimising the process and giving its targeted audience access to a transparent, accessible and cost effective electoral process for a democratic selection of its leaders.
Electronic voting has been considered to be an efficient and cost effective alternative to the current classic voting procedure, it’s also seen as a means of attracting specific group of people, like young electors/voters to participate in the election.
The proposed solution aims at eradicating all known challenges and providing a complete solution with adequate level of security, anonymity, authentication, data security, tractability.
The system shall allow online voting from home, hence, giving more members the power to choose even at the comfort of their home and wherever a member is located across the globe.
The 2018 election of the officers will be opened to members from April 4, at 12:01am to April 7, at 12:01am.