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FCMB plans customer forum for exporters in Kano next week

Leading commercial bank, FCMB has concluded arrangements to drill business owners and other stakeholders involved in export trade in Kano next week Wednesday during the customer forum.

The training programme is coming in partnership with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), with the heme, “Financial Inclusion for Non-oil Exports Growth.”

The bank said the interactive forum, which is fourth in the series, is in continuation of FCMB’s efforts to boost export trade, assist the government in its ongoing drive to diversify the Nigerian economy and help customers and other potential exporters tap into the numerous benefits associated with the business through sensitisation and capacity enhancement.

More details indicate that the forum will also provide an opportunity to further showcase the federal government’s policy on export trade, the challenges and the various initiatives developed by the Bank, such as pre and post shipment financing and market information strategy to support export of agro commodities, solid minerals and others in the country. These are in line with FCMB’s values as a simple, reliable and helpful financial institution.

A statement from the bank said the Executive Director/Chief Executive of the NEPC, Mr. Olusegun Awolowo, top officials of other parastatals and regulatory bodies supporting export initiatives in the public and private sectors of the Nigerian economy as well as customers of the Bank will be in attendance.

Commenting on the customer forum, the Executive Director, Business Development of FCMB, Mr. Adam Nuru said “This is another way we want to demonstrate our willingness to go the extra mile towards contributing to the growth of our customers’ businesses by equipping them with the relevant information and other support”

“We recognise the importance of export trade and the need to diversify the nation’s economy to non-oil exports, considering the huge resources available in this area. As an inclusive lender, we create opportunities and support initiatives that enhance the well-being of the country and our target market.