Providus Bank has expressed its commitment to support its clients in its efforts to grow a sustainable export-based domestic economy.

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Providus Bank, Mr Walter Akpani, stated this in his welcome address at the financial institution’s hybrid third non-oil export summit in Lagos.

A statement said, Akpani, who was represented by the Deputy Managing Director, ProvidusBank, Mr Kingsley Aigbokhaevbo, said that non-oil export summit series was introduced as part of the lender’s desire for continuous collaboration with major stakeholders in the non-oil export space.

According to him, the summit enabled the bank to solidify its support for its stakeholders in agri-business, mining and metals, African fashion and general trading businesses within Nigeria, thereby creating opportunities for growth in export volume and trade earnings.

The Providus Bank boss, said the latest edition of the summit which focused on the theme, ‘The pathway to growing non-oil export in Nigeria’, followed previous successful ones held in the fourth quarter of 2022 and in the 2nd quarter of 2023.

He said that fashion export was included in the third edition of the event, because the bank wanted, “to beam strong ray of light on the earning possibilities embedded in African fashion export,” as it continued to upscale capacity in the agric business, mining and metals.

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