Microfinance Bank rewards best CIBN studen
The award, which is part of a N2 million endowment to the CIBN was presented at the institute’s induction/prize giving award ceremony, held recently in Lagos.
The Best Graduating Student of the CIBN microfinance certification programme, Kotiko Okoye, expressed his appreciation to Accion Microfinance Bank for awarding him the prize.
Speaking at the award presentation, Accion Microfinance Bank Managing Director/CEO, Bunmi Lawson stated that the award to Okoye is in fulfillment of the bank’s commitment to rewarding excellence in microfinance banking education.
“The development of microfinance within the Nigerian economy will help improve access to financial services for those currently excluded. At Accion, we will continue to support CIBN and its programmes aimed at building adequate capacity for the microfinance banking sector in Nigeria”, she added.
Accion Microfinance Bank, which aims to attract fresh talents and the highly skilled in microfinance banking for her workforce, is taking keen interest in the results of the CIBN microfinance certification examinations.
The CIBN microfinance certification examinations, which holds twice a year (April and October) is open to student members of the institute, all those working in the microfinance banking sector, anyone who intends to come into the sector and the general public.