CIS inaugurates FCT, Northern Zone District Society

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CIS inaugurates FCT, Northern Zone District Society

Historic Pix – L-R: Chairman, Federal Capital Territory (FTC) and Northern Zone District Society of Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Sehinde Adenagbe; President, CIS , Oluwole Adeosun and Registrar and Chief Executive, Josiah Akerewusi, during the presentation of District Certificate to FCT/ Northern District Zone  of CIS in Abuja at the weekend

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Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), has inaugurated its Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Northern District Zone Society as to strengthen its advocacy , financial literacy and membership drive across the country.

The Institute’s President, Mr Oluwole Adeosun,  presented a Certificate to FCT/Northern Zone District Society, the first to be inaugurated and the  Certificate was received by the District’s Chairman, Mr Sehinde Adenagbe on behalf of his members.

Kernel of the Story

  • The President of Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr Oluwole Adeosun, has inaugurated the Federal Capital Territory (FTC) and Northern Zone District Society in Abuja.
  • The FCT/Northern Zone District, is the first to be inaugurated nationwide.
  • Mr Adeosun advised the new District Society to advance the Institute’s advocacy, investment education and media engagement among others.
  • He urged the District to create various activities to enhance its advocacy roles.
  • The Chairman, FCT/Northern Zone District Society of CIS, Mr Sehinde Adenagbe stated that the maiden District Society would deepen awareness of the benefits of making a career in stockbroking, particularly the youths in the coverage area.
  • Mr Adenagbe appealed to the Institute to support the new District Society at this formative stage to enable it discharge its activities effectively.

What Adeosun says

“ District societies play a pivotal role in fostering a sense of community, collaboration, and knowledge-sharing among members. Embracing these societies ensures that we as professionals , are well-connected, informed, and equipped to navigate the dynamic landscape of our industry.

” The objectives are to co-ordinate and identify as a unit of the Institute within the defined geographical location, ensure high standards of professional and ethical conduct among members, coordinate and embark on advocacy visits, investor literacy and sensitization programmes and media engagements within its designated jurisdiction, organize general academic support to registered students of the Institute within its jurisdiction and assist in mobilizing new members in the areas of coverage.”

Response of Adenagbe

In his response, the Chairman, FTC and Northern Zone District Society, Mr Sehinde Adenagbe, appreciated the historic inauguration and  assured the Institute that his members were poised to supporting the Institute’s membership drive and financial literacy through comprehensive awareness creation.

” We want to assure the President that we shall always take cognisance of our fiducial responsibilities as Stockbrokers in all our dealings with people and organisations.  Our ethical commitment will be held in high esteem at all times and our word will be our bond. We shall further advertise the Institute in this region, strive to educate and draw more people into our noble profession of Stockbroking in order to expand the demography of capital market participants.

” We shall display our capacity to assist Government in raising capital that will transform the nation and boost Infrastructural development without resolving to borrowing.  We shall continue to practice  with strict adherence to rules and regulations, displaying practical integrity and trust embedded with discipline, transparency and confidence. In order to function maximally, however, we need the cooperation and support of our parent body in the areas of funding, educationalmaterials and other necessary timely information that may assist us.”

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