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CIBN to unveil national economic outlook to bankers, business community

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria Centre for Financial Studies (CIBNCFS) in collaboration with B. Adedipe Associates Limited has concluded plans to unveil the 7th National Economic Outlook to bankers and the business community.

The theme for this year is: Implications for Businesses in Nigeria in 2021. The annual event is typically held with the aim to engage all stakeholders in key sectors of the Nigerian economy and elicit implementable government policies.

The forum also typically discusses topical and emerging issues in the banking industry and economy as well as their implications for businesses in the coming year.

The 7th edition is particularly significant as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on key sectors of the economy in 2021 would be examined.

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Furthermore, avenues on how businesses in key sectors can survive and grow despite the rough terrain will also be tackled.

The virtual event scheduled to hold on January 19, 2021, will feature carefully selected subject matter experts who will share their insights on the preceding year as well as practicable solutions for businesses in the current year.

Subject matter experts featured include Doyin Salami, chairman, Presidential Economic Advisory Council, who will deliver the keynote address. Others panellists are Ayoola Olukanni, director-general, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Ayodeji Balogun, CEO, AFEX Commodity Exchange, Akeem Lawal, divisional chief executive, Interswitch and Johnson Seinde Samuel, managing director/CEO, Infinity Paint International Limited among others.

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