In a bid to boost the nation’s economic growth, Heritage Bank, Zamfara State Government and the Pan African Capital, met with President Muhammadu Buhari, on the sidelines of the just-concluded Russian-African Summit in Sochi, Russia. The meeting was to brief him on the African Export-Import Bank cooperation with the state on solid minerals development, in the aftermath of the signing of a $1bn Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the areas of mining, agriculture, water resources, and others, between Afreximbank and Zamfara, Heritage Bank is the banker to the project.
Caption: President Muhammadu Buhari (4th right) with Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Muhammad Matawalle (3rd right); Minister of Solid Minerals, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite (3rd left); President/CEO AfreximBank, Prof. Benedict Oramah (4th left); MD/CEO Heritage Bank Plc, Dr Ifie Sekibo (2nd right); Managing Director, Intra-African Trade Initiative, AfreximBank, Mrs. Kanayo Awani (left); Zamfara State Official, Alhaji Bashir Hadejia (2nd left) and Managing Director, Pan African Capital, Chris Oshiafi, during a meeting to brief President Buhari on the Afreximbank cooperation with Zamfara State for Solid Mineral development put together by Heritage Bank and PAC, in Sochi, Russia, weekend.
Pix 2: Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite making a presentation at the meeting.