CBN Governor to address BCAN’s biennial bank customers’ summit

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Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele will address the third biennial bank customers’ summit organized by the Bank Customers Association Nigeria (BCAN).

Themed: “Rights and Obligations of bank customers’’, the summit will hold on August 30, 2018 at the Lagos Airport Hotel.

The occasion would be graced by the Former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Chairman of the occasion, Mr. Victor Odozi, with the CBN Governor, Emefiele, as the special guest of honour.

Other expected participants include policymakers, regulators, government parastatals/agencies, non-governmental organizations, businessmen and women and the organized private sector.

Commenting on the purpose of the summit, BCAN President said:  “At the summit we would join hands together to look at issues affecting bank customers like the Account Maintenance Fee with a view to taking a position”.

BCAN was established in 2003 to provide credible and common platform for customers of banks in Nigeria to consider, take decisions and actions on matters of common interests to them.

The objectives of the association, among other things, include:  To educate the Nigerian general public on the advantages inherent in the operations of efficient banking policies and the need to develop a healthy banking culture; To publish books, magazines, journals, newsletters, etc with the sole purpose of enlightening the general public and enriching the economy; To gather, analyse, evaluate, disseminate and share information on banking, finance and other related subjects; To promote and enhance banking culture and habits; To foster and promote good banker – customer relationship; To strengthen the ties among Bank Customers; To contribute to the development of banking and finance education through tutorials, seminars, workshops, conferences, etc.

Amaka E. Nliam