Stanbic IBTC Hosts 10th Edition of West Africa Investors Conference

The 10th edition of the Standard Bank West
Africa Investors’ Conference (WAIC) has commenced. The three-day event holding
in Lagos, began on Tuesday, 17 September 2019, and will end on Friday, 20 September
2019. The year’s edition is themed: “Prism of Possibilities.”

The West Africa Investors’ Conference is hosted by
Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC and provides a platform for bringing together foreign
and local institutional investors, fund managers, regulators and policy makers,
bankers, businessmen and captains of industry among others, to engage and
explore growth potentials and opportunities in Nigeria.

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Dr. Demola Sogunle, Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Bank
PLC said that this year’s edition is geared towards deliberately showcasing
investment potentials in Nigeria. He said: “The West Africa Investors’
Conference serves as a veritable platform to match investors to investment
opportunities. The idea is to be able to showcase the potential investments inherent
in Nigeria to individual and institutional investors who are looking to invest
in the different sectors in the Nigerian economy.”

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The highlight of the opening day of the conference was a
panel discussion on advancing FinTech frontiers in Nigeria. According to Dr.
Sogunle, this year’s edition of the conference dedicated its panel session to FinTechs
due to their significant role in the Nigerian economy. He said: “The Nigerian financial
system as we know it is being …read more

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Source:: MediaCraft