The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says its 2020 edition of Budget Seminar in Lagos would allow experts examine ways in which the capital market could contribute more meaningfully to the growth and recovery process the 2020 Budget and Finance Act are intended to promote.
A statement by the commission’s Head, Corporate Communication, Efe Ebelo said the theme of the event is “Leveraging the 2020 Budget and Finance Act for the growth of the Nigerian Capital Market”.
The Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed is the guest of honour while Dr. Suleyman Ndanusa will be the chairman.
The Seminar presenter is scheduled to be Dr. Afolabi Olowookere, Head Economic Research of the SEC while Mr. Chuka Eseka, MD/CEO Vetiva Capital Limited will be the moderator.
Panellists at the event include Mr. Seyi Owoturo, CEO United Securities Limited, Mr. Laoye Jaiyeola, CEO Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Emeritus Professor Ademola Oyejide, Department of Economics, University of Ibadan and Ms. Tumi Sekoni, Managing Director, FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited.
The seminar, the Fourth of its kind by the SEC, is scheduled for Thursday February 13, 2020, and will bring together experts with professional, policy and academic background in order to deliberate extensively on how the capital market can leverage the 2020 budget as well as the finance Act 2019 for growth and the implication of the budget to the capital market in Nigeria.
Also to be examined are the ways in which the capital market could contribute more meaningfully to the growth and recovery process the budget and the Act are intended to promote.