q Oyebanji Congratulates Ayede Ekiti Born New President of Stockbrokers, Ropo Dada, Assures Continual partnership with Economic Players.


Ekiti State Governor Mr Biodun Oyebanji has again reiterated the commitment of his administration to continually engage relevant Economic Players in the country in order to create opportunities for the people and break the barrier of location .

Speaking in Lagos on Friday during the investiture ceremony of the 13th President  and Chairman Governing Council of the  Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) Mr Oluropo Dada, the Governor explained that his government will continue to collaborate with relevant strategic  development partners in and outside the country in order build a viable economic foundation, and allow the state population tap into the contemporary economic opportunities.

The Governor who congratulated the newly inducted CIS president expressed confidence in his capacity, charging him to bring to bear, his decades of experience and expertise in lifting the Institute to a greater heights.

Assuring him the absolute support, Governor Oyebanji called for a solid collaboration between the institute and the government of the state.

“Today, we celebrate one of our own, Mr. Ropo Dada, whose exemplary leadership and professional excellence have earned him the prestigious position of President of the Nigeria Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers. This is a proud moment for Ekiti State, and it signifies the potential and capabilities of our people when given the right opportunities.” Governor Oyebanji stated

He reiterated the government’s resolve to creating an enabling environment for businesses to thrive, thereby boosting the state’s economy and providing employment opportunities for its residents.

“Our administration is dedicated to partnering with economic stakeholders to support the growth of SMEs, which are the backbone of our economy. We are confident that with capable leaders like Mr. Dada at the helm of key economic institutions, we can achieve significant progress in our economic development agenda. Remarked the Governor.

Availing the opportunity to reel out some of the programs embarked upon by the Ekiti State government to create a conducive environment for businesses to flourish, Oyebanji further explained that various initiatives, including capacity-building programs, access to finance, and infrastructure development, remain topmost on the priority list of the current administration.

“We have introduced several initiatives to support SMEs, including the establishment of business incubators, provision of low-interest loans, and investment in critical infrastructure. We believe that these measures will go a long way in empowering our entrepreneurs and driving economic growth.”

He emphasized the need for continuous engagement and partnership between the public and private sectors to achieve sustainable development goals and resilient economy.

After taking the oath of Office, the New CIS president Mr. Ropo Dada, in his acceptance speech, expressed gratitude to the members of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers for the confidence reposed in him. He acknowledged the support of his family, colleagues, and the people of Ekiti State, promising to uphold the values of the institute and work towards enhancing the professional standards and growth of the stockbroking profession in Nigeria.

“It is an honor and a privilege to serve as the 13th President of the Nigeria Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers,” Mr. Dada remarked. “I am committed to working tirelessly with all stakeholders to advance the interests of our profession and contribute to the economic development of our nation.”

The investiture ceremony also provided an opportunity for networking and discussions on key economic issues.

Attendees, including top executives, financial experts, and government officials, engaged in dialogues aimed at exploring collaborative efforts to strengthen Nigeria’s financial markets and promote sustainable economic growth.


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