CIBN tasks bankers on professionalism, skill acquisitions


…Reiterates commitment to support FG on economy revival

THE Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIBN) has threatened to sanction bankers that fail to adopt professionalism and acquire the required skills to enhance services to the banking public.

President /Chairman of the Institute, Otunba Debola Osibogun, who gave this advice at the 2015 CIBN Graduates Induction and Prize Awards Day urged Nigerian bankers to upgrade their professional skills in the industry.

She hinted that the Institute will join hands with the Federal Government to fight corruption and revive the nation’s economy even from the banking industry.

According to her:’ to update your skills I urge you to embrace the Compulsory Continuous Professional Development Programmes (CCPD) to enable you keep abreast of latest developments in your chosen field’.

While addressing the new graduates of the institute, she noted that as members of the noble profession, bankers should keep alive the finest of the Institute’s values and tradition and commit to its motto of Trust and Honesty.

“They must imbibe in absolute terms, the values of ethics and professionalism which will support the current rejuvenation of our national rebirth for a positive change,” she stated.

Meanwhile, the Institute awarded certificates to 1005 grandaunts, which include 276 student members who were admitted into Associateship category (ACIB), while 20 graduates of the Chartered Banker/MBA Programme were given the Associateship of the Institute.

It will be recalled that earlier in the year in Bangor, the students had been awarded Masters in Business Administration (Bangor) and ACIB (Scotland) after completing the third leg of the triple award of the programme.

Source : SunOnline

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