Sterling Bank hosts non-interest banking forum today
Sterling Bank Plc is organising a one-day public lecture, themed: “Reducing Poverty and Unemployment Through Non-Interest Banking.”The event, being held today at the Meena Event Centre, Kano State, is part of continuous bid to sensitise the public about non-interest banking and its benefits as an alternative financing, said the Chief Host of the Lecture and Executive Director, Finance and Strategy, and CEO-designate, Sterling Bank, Abubakar Suleiman.
He said the lender will continue to intensify efforts to sell the Sterling Alternative Finance offerings to customers and prospects, while remaining a reference institution in the area of Non-Interest banking not only in Africa but globally.
The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, is as the royal father of the day, while the Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdulahi Umar Gandje, is the Special Guest of Honour.
Similarly, seasoned scholars and policymakers on all aspects of non-interest banking will present papers, and make valuable contributions to the discourse.
These include the Secretary, Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Bashir Aliyu Umar; Dean of Faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies, Bayero University Kano, Prof. Suleiman Karwai; Dr. Ahmad Dogarawa of the Accounting Department, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; Dr Aliyu Thahir of the International Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance; Group Head, NIB, Sterling Bank Plc, Dr. Basheer Oshodi; and Mr. Abdullahi Lamido.
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