Association of Stockbroking Houses of Nigeria (ASHON) has concluded arrangements to hold a special summit on financial inclusion in Lagos as part of its commitment towards deepening the capital market.
The summit’s theme: “Financial inclusion: The capital market perspective“, has been carefully chosen to address the strategies for bringing every segment of the society under the same financial umbrella. It holds on Friday, March 29 in Lagos.
ASHON President, Chief Patrick Ezeagu said the association has also shortlisted some prominent Nigerians and institutions for distinguished awards, following their contributions to the growth and development of the financial market.
He noted that coming at a period when the Federal Government is putting financial inclusion on the front burner, the outcome of the presentation shall be ASHON’s professional contribution to the government’s policy direction on financial inclusion.
The keynote speaker, and former National Planning Minister, Dr Shamshuddeen Usman is scheduled to speak on “Driving financial inclusion through the capital market“.
Usman is bringing to the summit, a robust wealth of experience from the academia, private and public sectors to articulate workable strategies by which the capital market can be deployed as a platform to ensure financial inclusion in the country.