In keeping with its tradition of stimulating the economy and encouraging bi-lateral trade relations between Nigeria and its trading partners, Nigeria’s foremost financial institution and the most valuable bank brand, First Bank Nigeria Limited, will deploy cutting-edge technology to drive its products and services at the 37th edition of Kaduna Trade Fair.
During the ten-day fair, the Bank’s broad clientele and prospective ones will benefit from FirstBank’s famous financial advisory services, on-line-real-time banking, internet banking, Automated Teller Machine (ATM), cards products, consumer finance products ,Western Union/MoneyGram and a bouquet of innovative and lifestyle-fit products and services. As Nigeria’s leading retail bank, FirstBank has over the years broadened its product and services offerings to include agricultural finance, bills discounting, equipment leasing and mortgage finance.
The trade fair which is scheduled to commence from February 26, 2016 will have participants from Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia, India, Egypt, Chad and Niger Republic among other participants from neigbouring countries. This year’s edition titled: “Promoting Solid Minerals Sector for Sustainable Economic Development of Nigeria” will be formally declared opened on Saturday, February 27, 2016 by 10am at the trade fair ground. The fair is designed as a strategy that will lead to the realisation of the multiple potentials of the solid minerals sector, especially its ability to become a major source of the country’s revenue earner and massive job creation with solid minerals fast becoming a strategic income earner in the nation’s economy.
Over the years, the fair has attracted both local and foreign exhibitors and has continued to provide avenue for various trade groups and professionals to present new products, services and ideas as well as tap into business opportunities that exist in the country particularly in the solid mineral industry.
According to the MD/CEO of FirstBank, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, ‘FirstBank remains committed to drive trade and development in the nation and will continue to promote the industrialization of the Nigerian economy and the global economy at large’. We would continue to support initiatives aimed at promoting the solid mineral sector as a viable tool for diversifying the Nigerian economy, he added.