The Financial Services Group of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has announced plans to host Corporate Nigeria to a breakfast meeting on sustainable economic development.
Theme of the breakfast meeting scheduled to hold at Four Points by Sheraton in Lagos on July 12, 2017, is ‘Economic Recovery and Growth Plan: Roadmap to A Sustainable Economy.’ The meeting aims to chart a sustainable economic recovery course for the nation ensuring that immediate national needs are met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs
Renowned economist and Chief Executive Officer of Economic Associates, Dr. Ayo Teriba, is keynote speaker at the breakfast meeting. He will address key players from all sectors of the economy on resuscitating the economy and placing it on the path of sustainable development.
Speaking on the importance of the session, Chairperson, Financial Services Group Head and General Manager, Corporate Banking, Sterling Bank Plc, Mrs. Mojisola Bakare, said it was necessitated by the need for financial and economic experts as well as relevant stakeholders in the economy to address current issues and proffer strategic options to the federal government as it seeks to stabilize the economy after a grueling recession.
“The Financial Services Group is keen on the resolution of issues stifling Nigeria’s economic development. We hope to achieve this by engaging and highlighting areas of need to business leaders and policy makers, among other relevant stakeholders, for action. We believe that the private and public sector can work collaboratively to deliver sustainable economic and development solutions to the nation.
The Financial Services Group of the LCCI consists of a wide range of business organisations operating in the financial sector of the Nigerian economy such as Banks, Insurers, credit card companies, stockbroking firms amongst others. The group, which has over 150 members is very vibrant and dynamic, being the sector that is the drives the Nigerian economy.