ICAN, CBN, Prime Business Africa Set For Free Webinar On New Naira Notes

ICAN, CBN, Prime Business Africa Set For Free Webinar On New Naira Notes

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAN), Nsukka and District Society (NDS) arm, in collaboration with Currency Operations Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), is organising a webinar to sensitise Nigerians about the impact of the new naira notes re-issue on the economy.

The webinar which involves Prime Business Africa as a media partner, is scheduled to hold virtually on Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 11 am. The theme of the webinar is “Naira Redesign Policy: Implications for the Nigerian Economy.”

Prime Business Africa reports that the programme will be hosted by Chairman, ICAN NDS, Obinna K. Oyegbuna and moderated by the General Secretary of the professional group, Dr Jonathan E. Ogbuabor, a senior lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN).

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According to information on the event flier, it will be held on zoom and will also enlist the participation of Mrs. Amina Halidu-Giwa, Deputy Director, Currency Operations Department (COD) and Head, Currency Policy Development, CBN, as a resource person.

In a chat with Prime Business Africa, Dr. Jonathan said the webinar is for everyone in business and civil service sector including the youth, adding that it would offer participants the opportunity to know details of the new naira reissue, what it portends for the economy and how it affects the masses.

“Participants will also be opportune to grasp the challenges that may militate against the attainment of the objectives of this policy and articulate the way forward,” Ogbuabor further explained.

Speaking on why Prime Business Africa, came into the partnership for the virtual conference, the Publisher, Dr Marcel Mbamalu, said the online newspaper as a corporate citizen is committed to the socio-economic development of Nigeria and Africa at large, and would continue to seek out opportunities to partner with credible professional bodies on projects to advance public good in the continent.

On the engagement with the Nsukka and District Society arm of ICAN, Dr Mbamalu, a former News Editor at The Guardian, said the partnership’s objective is “to educate chartered accountants and the general public on the implications of the Naira Redesign Policy.”

To join the webinar, participants are requested to click on this zoom link:
https://bit.ly/NAIRAREDESIGNPOLICY or use the Meeting ID: 924 6284 568, Passcode: 611406

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