November 28, 2022



Zenith Financial institution holds seventh annual commerce seminar on non-oil export

The seventh Annual Version of the Zenith Financial institution Worldwide Commerce Seminar shall be held on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, on the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, and just about.

The seminar, themed “Unlocking Alternatives in Nigeria’s Non-Oil Export Enterprise”, is a part of Zenith Financial institution’s efforts to help the Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN) initiatives to develop the nation’s non-oil export sector.

It’ll draw participation from commerce practitioners, native and international exporters, producers, monetary establishments, and authorities businesses. This discussion board would offer a possibility for all members, together with related authorities businesses, to discover methods to unlock the immense alternatives in Nigeria’s Non-Oil Export Sector.

The seminar will function a welcome deal with by the Group Managing Director of Zenith Financial institution Plc, Ebenezer Onyeagwu, whereas the Keynote Speaker is Aliko Dangote, President & Chief Government of Dangote Group. Goodwill messages shall be delivered by very eminent people, together with the Founder and Chairman, Zenith Financial institution Plc, Jim Ovia, CON; Governor, Central Financial institution of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, CON; Secretary Basic, African Continental Free Commerce Space (AfCFTA), His Excellency, WamkeleMene; and President/Chairman, African Export-Import Financial institution, Prof. Benedict OkeyOramah.

There shall be three panel discussions through the seminar. The primary panel, titled “Unlocking Alternatives in Nigeria’s Non-Oil Export Enterprise: Operators/Practitioners’ Views”, will concentrate on the worth chain and prospects of the non-oil export sector and has 5 discussants, together with the Managing Director, GACON Ltd HRM AdakuChidume Okoro; Managing Director, WACOT, Bibhu Nanda; Group Managing Director, Tulip Cocoa, Johan Van Der Merwe; Managing Director, First Patriot, Santosh Phenany; and Managing Director, Starlink International & Best Ltd, Alhaji Adeyemi M. Adeniji.

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The second panel, titled “Funding/Logistics/Authorities Assist for the Non-Oil Export Sector”, will discover the provision of long-term funds, insurance coverage & reinsurance, and risk-sharing mechanism for the non-oil export sector. The panel has 5 discussants, together with the Managing Director/CEO, Financial institution of Trade, MrOlukayodePitan; Director, Growth Finance of the Central Financial institution of Nigeria, Yusuf Philip Yila; Managing Director, West Africa Container Terminal, Naved Zafar; Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Mr. Mohammed Bello-Koko; and the Comptroller-Basic, Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Ibrahim Hameed Ali (Rtd).

The third panel dialogue, titled “The ABC of Non-Oil Export”, will concentrate on the pitfalls within the non-oil export enterprise, standardisation and grading of main export merchandise, in addition to the export of companies, particularly the burgeoning Nigerian inventive trade. The seminar shall be stay on Zoom and YouTube.