By Emmanuel Adeleke
First Bank of Nigeria Limited will host the Financial Market Dealers Association’s quarterly meeting on Friday, September 16, 2022, at Federal Palace Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The keynote address of the event, themed, “Nigeria Macroeconomic Developments and Outlook: IMF View,” would be delivered by Ari Aisen, IMF Resident Representative in Nigeria.
According to a statement by the Acting Executive Secretary of the asscociation, Mrs. Mary Gbegbaje, the Financial Market Dealers Association (FMDA) quarterly meeting serves as a platform for in-depth knowledge sharing, dissemination of information and fostering of business relationships of members in treasury market practice which consists of Treasurers, Analysts and other market players from insurance, pension funds, government and regulatory bodies in Nigeria.
“Participants at the event include delegates from all banks and invited guest and customers,” she said.
The Executive Director, Treasury, Financial Institutions & International Banking, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Ini Ebong, said the bank is delighted to host the 2022 quarterly FMDA’s quarterly meeting.
“It is a platform we consider pivotal to the continued growth of the financial market in the country. We are excited with the successes so far achieved by our noble association, FMDA, as with the right regulatory and risk management framework, we have been able to impact and promote fairness in the activities of members, whilst providing the enabling environment to promote business performance and positively impact the national economy.
“With the knowledge and insights shared in the course of the quarterly meeting, we would further deepen our resolve towards the unrelenting role we play in the economy,” he said.
FMDA is the principal interface with the monetary authorities through policy advocacy and engagement aimed at promoting sound markets and ethical conducts comparable to international standards that facilitate liquidity, transparency and price discovery and engendering market deepening.