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The 2017 GTBank Food and Drink Fair set to hold during Workers’ Day holiday

The 2017 GTBank Food and Drink Fair set to hold during Workers’ Day holiday

Lagos, Nigeria - March, 2017 Food lovers from across the world can once again look forward to an unparalleled culinary experience as the 2nd edition of the GTBank Food & Drink Fair is set to hold during the Worker’s Day holiday on Sunday the 30th of April and Monday the 1st of May, 2017. The 2-day event will treat attendees to enthralling gastronomic tours across a wide variety of exciting cuisines and delicacies while offering small businesses in the Nigerian Food Industry a free and vibrant platform to connect with a wider segment of their target markets as well as experts in their business fields. The GTBank Food and Drink Fair was created by foremost African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, as part of its efforts to empower small businesses. The 2016 debut of the consumer-focused event received very positive reviews nationally and internationally, had over 90 exhibitors from the food... Read More

GTBank named "2013 Africa's Best Bank".


June 3rd, 2013

Nigeria’s Guaranty Trust Bank has been named the 2013 Bank of the Year at this year’s African Bankers Awards. Organised by IC Events, the awards which was held in Marrakech, Morocco during the just-ended African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings, also witnessed Nigeria’s Sanusi Lamido Sanusi taking home the Central Bank Governor of the Year prize.

 

South African banking group, Standard Bank won the award for Fixed Income Deal of the Year on a Ghana Seawater Desalination Project. The bank helped raise funds for the $120 million desalination water project.

 

Mr Nizar Baraka of Morocco was declared Minister of Finance of the Year while two bankers – Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, CEO of Access Bank, and Joao Figueiredo, CEO of Banco Unico, were recognised as African Bankers of the Year. Guests were treated to a star-studded cast of performances during the night. Grammy Award-winner John Legend, Senegalese singer and politician Youssou N’Dour and Senegalese-American R&B artist Akon all performed during the night.

 

Below are the full list of the winners:

 

African Bank of the Year
Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria

 

African Banker of the Year
Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, GMD and Chief Executive, Access Bank
Joao Figueiredo, CEO and Chairman, Unico Bank

 

Best Bank in North Africa
Attijariwafa Bank, Morocco

 

Best Bank in Southern Africa
Afrasia Bank, Mauritius

 

Best Bank in West Africa
FirstBank Nigeria

 

Best Bank in East Africa
Equity Bank, Kenya

 

Best Bank in Central Africa
BGFI, Gabon

 

Central Bank Governor of the Year
Sanusi Lanido Sanusi, Nigeria

 

Finance Minister of the Year
Nizar Baraka, Morocco

 

Lifetime Achievement Award
Jean-Louis Ekra, President, Afreximbank

 

African Banker Icon
Michael Joseph, former CEO Safaricom and founder of M-Pesa

 

Investment Bank of the Year
Rand Merchant Bank, South Africa

 

Award for Innovation in Banking
Ecobank Transnational, Togo

 

Socially Responsible Bank of the Year
Nedbank, South Africa

 

Award for Financial Inclusion
Africa Guarantee Fund, Kenya

 

Fixed Income Deal of the Year
Ghana Seawater Desalination Project – Standard Bank, South Africa

 

Deal of the Year
Umeme IPO – cfc Stanbic (Kenya) and Fieldstone (South Africa)

 

Private Equity Fund of the Year
Citadel Capital, Egypt

 

Best Retail Bank in Africa
Groupe Banque Centrale Populaire, Morocco

 

Best Islamic Finance Initiative
Gulf African Bank, Kenya

 

Mortgage Bank of the Year
THUIF, South Africa

 

Brokerage House of the Year
African Alliance, Kenya

 

Made in Africa Foundation Special Recognition Award
Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank Group

 

 

Source: www.ghanabusinessnews.com

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