Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, chairman, Financial Market Dealers Association of Nigeria (FMDA) Board of Trustees and Bola Onadele Koko, chief executive officer, FMDQ Group are among the dignitaries who have confirmed their attendance at the 2021 FMDA conference.
The event, scheduled to hold virtually on Thursday, October 7th from will focus on the theme: “Role of Financial Markets in the Nigerian Economy Post Covid-19.”
In a statement, Mary Gbegbaje, FMDA’s acting executive secretary, said the conference was designed to provide an opportunity for Financial Markets Participants, Regulators, Investors, Corporate Organizations and other stakeholders to deliberate on possible ways of using Financial Markets Infrastructure to facilitate economic recovery and development post-Covid-19 pandemic.
Gbegbaje said the programme which commences from 9.00 am – 2.00 pm provides a veritable avenue for the participants to exchange ideas that would promote sustainable business and economic growth.
The keynote remarks will be delivered by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele while the opening remarks at the event will be delivered by the Chairman, FMDA Board of Trustees, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede.
Also, the chief executive officer, FMDQ Group Bola Onadele Koko will present the first paper focused on “The Role of Derivatives Markets in FX Liquidity Recovery”.
The second paper titled: Derivatives Products and Technology: Drivers to Economic Development will be presented by Jad Abdallah, Proposition Sales Specialist – Trading & Julius Kirinya Proposition Sales Specialist – Trading, Refinitiv.
The third paper on Money Market Policies Implementation Sine Qua non to Effective Banking Intermediation: Reviving SMEs for Post Covid-19 will be presented by Lasisi-Yahaya Enitan, Operational Risk Management/Business Continuity, Unity Bank Plc.
The Financial Markets Dealers Association of Nigeria is an Association of licensed Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) operating within the Nigeria Financial market, emphasising regulatory policy engagement/advocacy and professional ethics in the financial markets.