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Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (“ETI”), the Lomé based parent company of the Ecobank Group (Ecobank.com), was hosted on Thursday by the London Stock Exchange for a market opening virtual ceremony to celebrate the successful listing of the Tier 2 Sustainability Notes on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) main market. This represents the first ever Tier 2 Sustainability Notes by a financial institution in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Kolawole, who was speaking on the bank’s ongoing mouthwatering gifts presentation to its Xpress Point agents across the six geopolitical zones of the country for their increased transactions on the bank’s platforms, stated that apart from helping to drive Ecobank’s financial inclusion strategy in Nigeria, the agents were being empowered to create wealth and enjoy financial freedom.

Strategic Partners to Ecobank on the summit are Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) and the Nigerian Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (NASME). Others include the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) and Nigeria Agribusiness Group (NABG). The speakers and panelists are carefully drawn from government, development finance institutions, banking, trade associations, civil society, non governmental organisations and subject matter experts in technology and agriculture. 

According to Starsight, it has so far delivered more than 100 branch facilities with its market leading renewable energy solutions, reducing Ecobank Carbon footprint and making the bank one of the market leaders in the implementation of renewables in the Nigerian Banking sector.

Kola Adeleke, Executive Director, Corporate Banking, Ecobank Nigeria, made this assertion while speaking on African Continental Free Trade Area strategy, opportunities, challenges in export and trade at Ecobank/Nigerian Export Import Bank webinar for exporters on Thursday.