The Chief Executive Officer of the Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, Sola David-Borha has stated that the bank will co-operate with state governments to achieve their transformation agendas to further develop the nation.
David-Borha, in a goodwill message she delivered at the inaugural annual Kaduna State Economic and Investment Summit, co-sponsored by Stanbic IBTC in Kaduna said that the bank is ready to finance some of the state’s developmental projects in the areas of mining, agriculture, education and small and medium enterprises(SMEs) .
Here’s what David-Borha said at the summit:
“We believe that our role as financial partners is to ensure the realisation of the vision that the state government has articulated. We have already begun partnership with Kaduna State in the area of small and medium scale enterprises and we would like to finance some of their agricultural projects,” David-Borha stated.
“As an institution, we have a strong pedigree in mining. Across Africa, we have provided financing in mining and we believe we can do same in Kaduna State,”
“In terms of wealth creation, we believe we can partner with the state government in increasing the wealth of the people in terms of managing their pensions and also by providing educational trusts for residents in Kaduna to enable them provide for the education of their children.”