First Bank Sponsors National Security Summit 2015


Lagos, Nigeria. First Bank of Nigeria Limited is partnering the Nigeria Police and Sun Newspaper to host National Security Summit 2015.

This is in its commitment to national economic development and as a demonstration of its support for enterprise ideas and strategic innovations to tackle the current national security challenges.

With the themed ‘Community Partnership Approach to Internal Security and Crime Management,’ the Summit holds today at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Central Area 11, Herbert Macaulay Way, Abuja.

This Summit is billed to be a platform to further pull support for The Nigeria Police and law enforcement agencies in the renewed drive by the presidency to tackle current national security challenges.

According to a statement signed by Folake Ani-Mumuney, head, marketing and corporate communications, First Bank, the Summit would have in attendance over 200 participants from traditional institutions, professional and corporate bodies, community based organizations, opinion leaders, civil societies, non-state actors as well as strategic stakeholders in Nigeria.

The event will be graced by President Muhammadu Buhari, Solomon Arase, inspector general of police, His Eminence, Sa’ad Abubakar III, Sultan of Sokoto, among other eminent Nigerians slated to deliver keynote addresses, and participate as discussants in the panel session.

According to Dauda Lawal, executive director, North, for First Bank, the bank is not oblivious of the present security challenges in the country. The bank would continue to support initiatives that will abate crime and build a safer nation.