March 23, 20120
The Business Editor
PRESS RELEASE: COVID 19: CIBN ADJUSTMENT OF PROGRAMMES.
…Holds Annual General Meeting through Teleconferencing, postpones April Exams and other Events
The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has approved the adjustment of all its programmes scheduled to take place between March 23 and June 30, 2020 following an increase in the number of Coronavirus cases in the country. This is out of the concern to safeguard the health of its members, other stakeholders and members of the general public and in adherence to the social restriction order by the Lagos State Government and some other states in Nigeria.
According to a statement signed by the Registrar/ Chief Executive, Mr. ‘Seye Awojobi, FCIB three of its statutory programmes would hold as earlier scheduled but digitally and virtually through video conferencing. These programmes are Pre-Annual General Meeting, Annual General Meeting and 2020 CIBN Election designed to take place through e-voting platform.
However another five of the statutory programmes were postponed till a conducive period. The programmes are April 2020 Diet Banking Professional and Certification examinations, Presidential Valedictory Address and Investiture, CIBN USA Branch International Biennial Conference and Annual Lecture.
The Statement also indicated that new dates would be announced as soon as the situation permits while all the Governing Council and Committee meetings shall henceforth be conducted virtually through video conferencing and other streaming technologies.
Lastly, the Institute apologized for any inconvenience this might have caused its members and other stakeholders.
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Head, Corporate Communication & External Relations