MD/CEO, CSCS, Haruna Jalo-Waziri.
Nigeria’s capital market infrastructure, the Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) has donated a fully equipped and insured state-of-the-art Ambulance as well as N100million in cash to the Capital Market Support Committee for COVID-19 (CMSCC).
CMSCC is an initiative of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), set up to complement the effort of the Federal and State Governments in stemming the spread of the novel coronavirus, which has undermined economic and social activities across the world.
In a statement, the CSCS said it will also be partnering other stakeholders in the distribution of 100,000 reusable face-masks aimed at providing free reusable face-masks to the most vulnerable, low – income households across the country, in furtherance of its reinforced commitment towards the war against COVID-19 and the demonstration of its strong Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) effort.
L-R: Mr. Stephen A. Falomo, Director, Lagos Zonal Office, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); Mr. Ariyo Olushekun, Chairman, Capital Market Support Committee for COVID-19 (CMSCC); Mr. Haruna Jalo-Waziri, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) Plc; Onome Komolafe, Divisional Head, Shared Services, CSCS Plc.
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the CSCS, Haruna Jalo-Waziri, said the collaboration with other stakeholders in the capital market is vital in this war against COVID-19, noting that the safety of Nigerians and the growth of the economy is a collective responsibility that cannot be left to the government alone.
“I am excited that we have operated seamlessly through this crisis, leveraging our investment in technology and people, in ensuring efficient depository and settlement of capital market transactions across multiple capital trade points, including the Nigerian Stock Exchange, the FMDQ Exchange and the NASD-OTC”. The CSCS boss said.