FITC, a technology-driven knowledge organisation said it is celebrating 40 years of providing transformative knowledge solutions to the Financial Services, and other sectors of the Nigerian economy.
For four decades, FITC has delivered best-in-class knowledge solutions and services to a pool of over 200,000 multidisciplinary and versatile professionals across 53 countries and six continents.
During a media briefing in its head office in Lagos at the weekend, the Managing Director/CEO, FITC, Chizor Malize, said FITC has launched a special line-up of anniversary initiatives aimed at impacting their immediate community, the youth segment, the Financial Service Sector, and other sectors of the economy.
“FITC will continue to transform the African continent, impacting it with knowledge, through our re-engineered Learning Programmes, Board Leadership, Executive Education, Advisory and Research service offerings.”
The initiatives include Slum2SchoolAfrica to empower students in poor communities; the FITC Awards for Excellence (FAFE) to recognize contributors to the development of the financial services sector.
“We have partnered with this transformational organization, to empower children and other beneficiaries leveraging on our institution’s specialty in mentorship, as well as building and developing capacity. We have so far mentored hundreds of children since the partnership took off in August,” Malize said on the school initiative.
FITC was established in 1981 in response to the recommendations of the federal government’s Pius Okigbo Committee of in 1976 to review the financial service system.