CRC Credit Bureau, NCS, financial institutions ready for FiBOP’s 2024 ‘Financial Literacy Summit’

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Stakeholders in the financial sector, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and others have geared up for the ‘Financial literacy in a digital era: Catching them young’ summit organised by the Finance and Business Online Publishers (FiBOP).

According to the event planners, the summit holds at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos on Friday, June 14, 2024 at 10am.

President of the association, Mr Charles Onwuatogwu said in a statement that the GMDCEO of CRC Credit Bureau, Mr Tunde Popoola, the area comptroller, Tin Can Island Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Mr Dera Nnadi alongside various financial experts will speak at the event.
“They will share their thoughts, experiences and expertise on financial issues, broadening the horizons of these young participants,” he said.

Onwuatogwu explained that the summit aims to raise financial awareness among senior secondary school students in the country, starting from Lagos State, equipping them with the necessary skills for efficient funds management and future financial endeavors.

“The summit, designed to benefit both participating youths and students, will focus on inculcating a culture of savings, investment and efficient utilisation of funds…

“It also provides a platform for policy makers and financial experts to discuss money management fundamentals and new developments in financial education,” he said.

“We are enthusiastic about this summit and its potential to impact the financial literacy of young Nigerians.
“We believe that early financial education is crucial for the development of sound financial habits that will benefit these students throughout their lives,” he added.

He called on organisations to sponsor and participate in the summit in order to contribute the growth and development of Nigeria’s financial economy.
FiBOP, a national association of online publishers, is dedicated to promoting informed, analytical, and balanced reportage of economic events. The summit aligns with FiBOP’s vision of equipping future generations with the tools and knowledge to navigate an increasingly dynamic financial landscape.