December 6, 2022

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Chartered Institute of Bankers Ghana will get new Governing Council

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The Minister of Schooling, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, has sworn into workplace the brand new Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, Ghana (CIBG) with a name to construct a globally aggressive and sturdy banking sector.

To realize this, he famous that stakeholders inside the sector must be centered on implementing greatest world practices and prudent methods. “It is advisable put in place prudent methods and measures to make you aggressive not simply in Africa however the different elements of the world by adopting world greatest practices,” he mentioned.

Dr. Adutwum urged the brand new council to spend money on human capital because it contributes largely to the progress and improvement of the sector and nation as an entire whereas urging bankers within the nation to supply the most effective they might to enhance the standard of banking.

“You might be being ushered into an workplace to assist form the way forward for banking within the nation. The capability of the banker would decide the place we must always go. The event of that capability is in your palms. The event of the human capital could be very essential within the improvement of this nation. You can not enhance the standard of service if these on the helm of affairs would not have the precise capability,” he mentioned.

Head of the Council, Benjamin Kwabla Amenumey, who can also be the brand new President, in his acceptance speech, lauded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the belief reposed in them to serve the Institute.

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He acknowledged that the CIBG has been strategically positioned to supply the much-needed help to the monetary service sector, particularly the banking business to take care of the a number of challenges occasioned by regulation, competitors, disruptive fashions and applied sciences in addition to the ability units and competencies required by practitioners to ship the required outcomes by banks.

He mentioned the inauguration would improve the Institute’s mandate to advertise the examine of banking and regulate the practices of the banking occupation in Ghana and past as mandated by the Chartered Institute of Bankers Ghana Act, 2019 (Act 991).

Mr Amenumey assured the federal government that the brand new council was decided to proceed to develop moral {and professional} bankers to help the expansion of the banking sector.

He defined that the entire council members would convey their numerous experience within the sector to bear with a purpose to forge forward and construct on the noble achievements and legacies of their predecessors by pursuing initiatives that can propel the institute to even better heights.

On her half, Director answerable for Common Administration on the Schooling Ministry, Mrs Catherine Appiah-Pinkrah mentioned because the skilled physique for the sector there’s a want to make sure that they assist develop the competencies and {qualifications} of its members in order to supply environment friendly and aggressive service to the purchasers continuously altering wants.

CIB’s newly sworn-in Governing council

The brand new CIB Ghana Governing Council

The newly sworn-in Governing council of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, Ghana is headed by Benjamin Kwabla Amenumey, FCIB, President; Mr. Samuel Manu Asiama, FCIB, Vice-President; Mr. Charles Ofori-Acquah, FCIB, Chief Govt Officer. The members are Mrs. Thelma Eileen Randolph-Akushie, ACIB; Dr. Eric Nkansah, ACIB; Mr. John Awuah; Bishop Patricia Sappor, FCIB; Dr. Abena Pokuah Ackah FCIB; Dr. Mrs. Akorfa Ahiafor, FCIB; Mr. Sina Kamagate, ACIB; and Mr. Sampson Akligoh.