…NDIC Lauds NIPSS Executives on Finance Fellowship Program
The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Mr. Bello Hassan has stated the readiness of the Corporation to partner with the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) towards introducing new courses called the “NIPSS Finance Fellow” and developing a financial index for rating system in selecting fellowship in Finance and Banking industries.
Mr. Bello Hassan, MD/CEO of the Corporation, disclosed this while receiving the Director-General of NIPSS, Professor Ayo Omotayo and his management team on courtesy visit to the NDIC Management in Abuja.
According to the NDIC Boss, the Corporation welcomes the NIPSS Management team on the new initiative by introducing the NIPSS Finance Fellowship course which focused on the micro economy studies of the nation.
He recommended that the Institute should come up with a robust template for sustainability of the program after the first five years proposed by the institute lapsed for continuity.
He charged the institute to increase the number of the nominee in all sectors especially in finance so that the participation level of the proposed programme will achieve its purpose.
The DG, National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Professor Ayo Omotayo in return commended the Corporation for its continued collaboration with the Institute, he explained that the institute introduced a new programme called the NIPSS Finance Fellow to extend the fellowship to other major stakeholders in the finance and banking industry either from academic or financial sectors.
He said the initiative targeted on individual who have been greatly involved in finance and banking sectors to effect changes in Nigeria economy.
He further stated that the institute is more than willing to cooperate with the Corporation’s Research, Policy and International Relation Department to solve Nigeria’s challenges and get ready for the 2023.