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Governor Oyebanji Affirms Commitment to Economic Partnerships in Ekiti State


Oyebanji Restates Commitment to Partnership with Economic Players

In a significant gesture signifying his administration’s determination to foster economic development, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, the esteemed Governor of Ekiti State, has articulated his unwavering commitment towards strategic collaborations with vital economic players across the nation. This initiative aims to unveil new avenues for prosperity and extricate individuals from the clutches of poverty and hardship.

The announcement came during the esteemed investiture ceremony in Lagos, marking the ascent of the 13th President and Chairman of the Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr. Oluropo Dada. The event saw Governor Oyebanji in the role of the special guest of honour, where he laid out his governmental blueprint designed to synergize with the private sector. This partnership is expected to unlock contemporary economic opportunities for the citizens of Ekiti State.

In his heartfelt congratulations to Mr. Dada, a proud son of Ekiti State, Governor Oyebanji expressed his firm belief in Mr. Dada’s capabilities to propel the institute towards unprecedented accomplishments. He emphasized the importance of leveraging Mr. Dada’s vast experience and expertise to foster the institute’s progressive agenda.

The governor pledged unwavering support to the new CIS President and called for robust partnership between the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and the Ekiti State government. Governor Oyebanji remarked, “This is a proud moment for Ekiti State, and it signifies the immense potential and capabilities of our people when provided with the right opportunities.”

Gov. Oyebanji reiterated the state government’s dedication to creating a conducive atmosphere for businesses, thereby stimulating the economy and generating ample employment opportunities. “Our administration is firmly focused on partnering with economic stakeholders to nurture the growth of MSMEs – the backbone of our economy,” he stated. He shared details on various initiatives launched to bolster SMEs, including business incubators, concessional loans, and significant infrastructure investments.

He underscored the importance of sustained dialogue and partnerships between the public and private sectors in accomplishing sustainable development goals and fostering a resilient economy.

Upon his official induction, Mr. Ropo Dada, the newly appointed CIS President, expressed his profound gratitude to the institute’s members for their faith in his leadership. He also acknowledged the unwavering support from his family, colleagues, and the people of Ekiti State, committing to uphold the institute’s values and enhance the standards and growth of the stockbroking profession in Nigeria.

“Serving as the 13th President of the Nigeria Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers is both an honor and a responsibility. I am devoted to collaborating exhaustively with all stakeholders to promote our profession and contribute to our nation’s economic growth,” said Mr. Dada.

In his concluding remarks, the event’s chairman and former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Wole Olanipekun, SAN, commended the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers for its seamless leadership transition. He highlighted this as a model worthy of emulation by other professional bodies, noting its departure from the contentious transitions often witnessed in other professional associations.

With these developments, the partnership between the Ekiti State government and the economic sector is poised to embark on a transformative journey, promising an era of economic revitalization and shared prosperity for the people of Ekiti State.

Alexandra Bennett
Alexandra Bennetthttps://www.businessorbital.com/
Alexandra Bennett is a seasoned business journalist with over a decade of experience covering the global economy, finance, and corporate strategies. With a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a Master's in Business Journalism from Columbia University, Alexandra has built a reputation for her insightful analysis and ability to break down complex economic trends into understandable narratives. Prior to joining our team, she worked for major financial publications in New York and London. Alexandra specializes in mergers and acquisitions, market trends, and economic

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