The very foundation of any society is its rules and standards which guides conduct and behavior. Our Extant law guides our conduct and practices. We will seek to enforce the provision of the act especially as it relates to registration of persons working in banks to foster the observance of ethics and professionalism.

Priority attention will also be given to strategic engagement with National Assembly to further strengthen the enabling law and other rules through amendment of the Act.We will support the Global Banking Education Standards Board (GBEStB)

initiatives presently Chaired by our past President, Dr. Segun Aina OFR, FCIB. This initiative is geared towards establishing a global standards for the training and education of Bankers. The opportunity afforded the institute to play at the world stage must be given desired attention in terms of resources.

Competency Framework: The Institute is charged with the drive of the competency framework- (A coordinated Industry training and certification aimed at continuous strengthening of Intellectual resources and capabilities) as an accreditation agency. Working very closely with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) and other stakeholders, we will drive the full implementation of the competency framework,

Our Institute must rise to the occasion and provide the much needed succor. The challenges provides an opportunity for us to make a difference. We shall be guided by the principles upon which our great Institute is established as vividly captured by the provision of Sec 3 (d) of The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria Act No 5 of 2007 which states inter alia “… ensure the furtherance, maintenance and observation of ethical standards and professionalism among practitioners of the banking industry”.