As part of its commitment to being the leading bank in Nigeria, First bank has partnered with the Nigerian Economic Summit Group to host the ongoing Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja.
The summit which is the 23rd in the series with the theme: Opportunities, Productivity & Employment: Actualizing the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan’ is expected to involve individuals in the public and private sector to dialogue on matters affecting the economy. The dialogue is expected to bring about awareness which will create a drive towards revamping economic growth in the country.
Key highlights of the event is to include the chairman of First Bank, Mrs Ibukun Awosika as she hosts young professionals and entrepreneurs to discuss on ‘entrepreneurship and employability’ at a panel on the second day of the event.
Also the Federal Government is expected to showcase its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) while dialoging with relevant stakeholders on political and policy matters that will drive the economy forward at the event.
The bank through its Managing Director, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan stated that the bank would intensify in its efforts to support initiatives that would bolster enterprising conversations on nation building and development to stimulate structural and fiscal changes required to strengthen the Nigerian economy as a whole. The partnership between the bank and NESG which has existed beforehand is expected to continue.