Voting is ongoing, following the launch of the FITC Awards for Excellence (FAFE) designed to celebrate the leaders in the financial services sector. The Award initiative is aimed at recognizing organizations who have contributed to the development of the Nigerian Financial Services Sector, through innovative products and service offerings, service excellence, employee engagement programmes, regulatory excellence, sustainability, and impact.

It will be recalled that FITC, the world-class innovation-led and technology-driven knowledge institute recently launched the maiden edition of the FITC Awards for Excellence (FAFE), an event which is scheduled to hold on Friday, December 3rd, 2021 as part of activities for its 40th anniversary celebration.

There are 15 award categories spanning the Banking sector, Fintech, Insurance, Pension, Regulatory agencies, Other Financial Institutions (OFIs), and Development banks. The FAFE Awards is designed to recognise organisations’ drive for excellence, thereby promoting investments in innovation, service quality, sustainability, and impact within the Financial Service sector.

As a firm that has consistently delivered on its mandate of building and developing capabilities within organisations in the Financial Service sector, FITC remains driven by excellence. It is upon this premise of the firm’s vision for excellence that it seeks to drive the culture of excellence across the industry that it serves, while catalysing unparalleled service delivery level and overall industry performance.

The nomination process is currently open to the financial service industry customers and key players. The final winners selection will be made by a 14-member panel of notable individuals and professionals from diverse sectors, financial services experts, technology enthusiasts, consulting professionals and auditors drawn from various reputable organisations.

The FITC Award for Excellence (FAFE) panel of judges are: Ms. Ashley Immanuel, CEO EFINA; Mr. Obi Asika, MD/CEO Dragon Africa; Mrs. Nkem Begho, MD/CEO Futuresoft; Dr. Ayotunde Coker, MD/CEO Rack Centre; Mr. Olufemi Awoyemi, CEO, Proshare; Iyinoluwa Aboyeji – Founder, Future Africa; Mr. Uzoma Dozie, MD/CEO Sparkle; Mr. Ugo Obi-Chukwu, Founder, Nairametrics, and Mr. Adewale Yusuf, Founder, Techpoint Africa, among other notable panelists.

Click here to nominate your preferred organisation for each of the 15 award categories in the FITC Awards for Excellence (FAFE) 2021.

As an organization driven by innovation and technology, the FITC Award for Excellence (FAFE) is being deployed using the best of technology and will reflect transparency and integrity of the process.

Speaking further on the credibility of the FAFE Awards, Managing Director/CEO FITC, Chizor Malize noted that the organization has gone through great lengths to ensure the award process is extremely transparent and trustworthy. “Two essential elements of awards are the selection of experts qualified to make an assessment and the effective system for judging management. We are all about transparency and professionalism during the voting and judging processes, and we have partnered with renowned professionals and institutions to assure our process. As the maiden edition, it was important for us at FITC to ensure that stakeholders find the entire process transparent and credible as the success of this edition and subsequent editions will depend heavily on their trust and confidence in the award,” Malize said.

It will be recalled that the premier knowledge institute recently announced the start of activities and initiatives targeted at benefiting their immediate community, the youth segment, the Financial Service Sector, and other sectors of the economy as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations.

“To celebrate this important milestone, we recently launched the FITC Sustainability Initiative with Slum2School Africa, a volunteer-driven development organization, Likewise, on the FITC Hackathon Challenge targeted at the youth segment

For the grand finale, the organization will host a special anniversary summit which will be followed by a cocktail, awards, and dinner event in December

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