The Chief Govt Officer, Nigerian Alternate Restricted (“NGX” or “The Alternate”), Temi Popoola has expressed the group’s curiosity in grooming the subsequent era of capital market gamers.
He disclosed this throughout a Digital Closing Gong Ceremony to commemorate the twenty sixth Nigeria College Video games Affiliation (NUGA) Video games hosted by the College of Lagos (“The College” or “UNILAG”) on Tuesday, March 15, 2022.
In his opening remarks, Popoola mentioned, “We’re desirous to work with the College of Lagos to create programs that may produce levels which might be carefully associated to the capital market. While our manpower coaching has centered on stakeholders throughout the capital market ecosystem up to now, we see the coed group as potential contributors that may be instrumental in enhancing our worth chain.
“Our efforts at elevating consciousness across the alternatives and advantages of the capital market should lengthen to the crop of people who don’t educated concerning the workings of capital market, a lot of whom are in universities throughout the Nation. Given the youthful composition of the Nigerian inhabitants estimated at 60% of the entire inhabitants, energetic participation by this demography is of important significance to the expansion of the capital market. We are going to proceed leverage know-how to additional digitize course of flows throughout the intermediaries accessing the market.”
On his half, Vice Chancellor, College of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe, FAS, appreciated Nigerian Alternate Restricted the chance to leverage the Closing Gong Ceremony increase consciousness for the NUGA Video games.
He mentioned, “This competitors will appeal to the world to the College of Lagos and Nigeria as an entire to showcase the nice issues which might be happing within the nation and NGX is partpop of the platforms that’s bringing good issues to Nigeria. The competitors will probably be a cosmopolitan occasion as a result of occasions will probably be hosted throughout a number of areas in Lagos State together with Teslim Balogun Stadium, Rowe Park, Yaba and amongst different venues.
This yr, the NUGA Video games is themed, “Training and Tradition”, to showcase the cultural heritage of Lagos. We expect over 9,000 college students and observers from about 75 universities which have registered to take part within the video games and can all be hosted through the occasion. By this occasion, we proceed our ongoing partnership with NGX within the areas of analysis, innovation and schooling convey options to a few of the nation’s challenges and showcase the College of Lagos because the College of First Selection.”