Experts To Discuss Tech As Financial Inclusion Enabler At Dec. 4 CAMCAN Workshop

The Capital Market Correspondents Association of Nigeria (CAMCAN) will hold its 2021 annual workshop, where economic and investment analysts will articulate issues capable of moving the Nigerian economy and capital market forward.

This year’s edition, scheduled for December 4 and 5, at Orchid Hotels, Lekki, Lagos, with stakeholders will discuss the theme: “Technology as a tool for financial inclusion in Nigeria.”

The unprecedented impact of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has continued to force businesses to expand their possibilities and adopt new ways of performing their duties through technology.

The theme, the association explained, was predicated on the compelling need to strengthen the competitiveness of the Nigerian economy of which the capital market is the hub of the medium and long-term sources of finance in the post-COVID -19 era.

Olaniyi Toluwalope, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of eTranzact International Plc, one of Nigeria’s leading payment technology companies, will be the guest speaker.

He is a highly accomplished, dynamic, and result-oriented Fintech professional with solid credentials and a proven track record in formulating and implementing operational and financial strategies, identifying investment opportunities, structuring and negotiating multi-party transactions.

His over 22-year career spans financial technology, investment banking, corporate accounting, corporate finance, equity investment advisory, and research providing qualitative and quantitative investment advisory and research to institutional investors, among others.

The workshop will also feature a panel of specialists from regulatory organisations and operators in the capital market, who will discuss and bring more perspectives to the guest speaker’s presentation.

The Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Lamido Yuguda, will be the special guest; while the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, FMDQ Group, Bola Onadele; and the Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Exchange Ltd., Temi Popoola, will be guests.

Operators expected include the Managing Director of APT Securities and Funds Ltd., Mallam Garba Kurfi; and the Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, GTI Capital Group, among others.

The workshop is powered by United Bank for Bank Plc, FMDQ Group, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, NGX Ltd., Zenith Bank Plc, SEC, GTCO and Access Bank Plc, among others.

CAMCAN is the umbrella body for journalists in the print and electronic media reporting activities in the nation’s capital market.

The annual workshop is part of our contributions to the development and growth of the nation’s economy by bringing regulators, operators, and company executives to discuss economic issues that affect the market in particular and the economy in general.