In recognition for its support of the Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria, Fidelity Bank Plc has won the “SME Friendly Bank of the Year 2017”.
The award was given to Fidelity Bank Plc at the 2017 Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) Awards.
Receiving the awards on behalf of the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Fidelity Bank Plc, Nnamdi Okonkwo, the Bank’s Divisional Head, Brand & Communications, Charles Aigbe thanked the LCCI for the recognition on the corporate body, stating that it validates the bank’s efforts at promoting small enterprises.
“Medium and Small enterprises are the engine room of any economy thus creating a dedicated SME Banking Division that ensures that we focus on providing solutions to their challenges through a multifaceted approach”, he said.
He reiterated the Bank’s unflinching commitment to drive economic growth by helping government to reduce its dependence on oil income.
In the same vein, Senior Business Advisor, Managed SME Division, Fidelity Bank Plc, Isaiah Ndukwe said the Bank has supported a huge number of customers expand the scope of their business.
“Fidelity Bank has always being in the business of helping people grow. We are extremely happy to be associated with this and it is such a great honour to receive this award”, he stated.
The award was described as a clear testament of the Bank’s resolve to raise a new generation of entrepreneurs.
The LCCI Annual Commerce and Industry Award recognizes, promotes and celebrates private and public institutions operating in Nigeria for best business practices, growth through innovations, business sustainability and positive impact on the people and the society at large.