Osinbajo to headline NGX Capital Market conference


Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021 / 1:28 PM / by NGX / Header image credit: Premium Times Nigeria

Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) is expected to welcome the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, at the inaugural Nigerian Capital Market Conference on Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

Theme “The capital market ready for the future: innovating for a sustainable recovery in Nigeria ”, the flagship conference will bring together policymakers, governments, financial experts, business leaders, investors, international development partners, regulators and other market players, to share ideas and broaden the necessary thinking to increase capital flows through innovative sources of finance.

The conference, which is a hybrid event, will be moderated by the President of NGX, Mr. Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud, OON, SAN, and the Managing Director of NGX, Mr. Temi Popoola, CFA, with Prof. Osinbajo as the keynote Speaker . The on-site event will be held at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, with an opportunity for online participants to join via Zoom and YouTube. Registration, which is required for online participation, can be done via here.

Speaking about the conference, NGX Chairman Mr. Mahmoud said, “The Nigerian capital market occupies a critical position in the economic growth and development of Nigeria and Africa. Following the successful demutualization of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), which saw Transition from NSE to Nigerian Exchange Group Plc with three wholly owned subsidiaries, Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), NGX Regulation Limited (NGX RegCo) and NGX Real Estate Limited (NGX RelCo), NGX is well positioned, as a more agile and responsive exchange company, to chart the course for the next phase of growth. Through the Nigerian Capital Markets Conference, we are taking a collaborative approach to ensure that we can continue to create value for participants in national, regional and international markets as their needs become more sophisticated. are grateful for the support we receive from the public and private sectors, starting with the acceptance of Professor Osinbajo to lead the conference as a Keynote Speaker, and we look forward to insightful deliberations that will bring markets and nations into a new time”.

NGX CEO Mr. Temi Popoola also noted: “Given the macroeconomic and fiscal challenges that prevail in our economy today, we see the capital market as a lever to stimulate savings mobilization and creation of wealth and liquidity through the promotion of policies, digitization and the proliferation of innovative products and services, as well as the promotion of the reallocation of capital in favor of solving critical societal challenges such as the climate crisis and transition towards a net zero economy. As a transformational exchange driving Nigeria’s sustainable economic recovery, NGX is strategically positioned to galvanize stakeholders to share actionable ideas and collaborate across sectors and industries to create opportunities to drive growth and development for all. We hope that this inaugural edition of the Nigerian Capital Market Conference will be the first in a series of events that will catalyze the capital market of the future. “

Key topics that will be addressed during the conference include: Driving the capital market recovery through political advocacy; Drive the government’s economic growth plans using the capital market; and the role of the private sector in capital market growth.

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