-by our correspondent
The Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) Plc, Nigeria’s capital market infrastructure, has been decorated with the Company of the Year award at the eight edition of the highly acclaimed Banks’ and Other Financial Institutions (BAFI) Awards 2020.
The BAFI Awards, which adopt an audit-based approach in the evaluation process, are adjudged the most rigorous, prestigious and transparent in Nigeria’s financial services industry.
In a statement, CSCS said following the Judges’ decision, after a rigorous and diligent process, the Divisional Head Shared Services, Onome Komolafe, who represented the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of CSCS, Haruna Jalo-Waziri, at the event held in Lagos, received the award on behalf of the company,.
“This award strengthens the self-motivation to sustainably enhance our delivery of excellent services to all market participants. We are driven by the kaizen philosophy of always doing better, as we continue to seek innovative ways of creating and delivering value for all market participants and ultimately the growing investors in the Nigerian capital market.” Komolafe said.
L-R: Yetunde Adenaiya, Head, Human Resources, CSCS; Johnson Onowugbeda, Corporate Communications, CSCS ; Onome Komolafe, Divisional Head, Shared Services, CSCS; Magnus Nnoka, President, Risk Management Association of Nigeria (RIMAN) & Chief Risk Officer, Coronation Merchant Bank; and Dr. Ogor Okiti, Managing Director, BusinessDay Media Limited during the presentation of Securities Services Company of the Year Award to CSCS Plc at the 8th Annual Banks’ & Other Financial Institutions Awards 2020.
She dedicated the award to all loyal investors in the Nigerian capital market, noting that “the award is a clarion call to continue to do better, as today’s best can always be better tomorrow.”
“As your preferred market infrastructure, we are committed to investing in the right technologies and best talent, as we seek to sustainably create mutual value for all stakeholders whilst deepening the Nigerian capital market for inclusive economic growth”, she added.
The BAFI Awards celebrate organizations, teams and individuals who have achieved excellence in the delivery of financial services across the entire customer spectrum.
The CSCS is a Public Limited Company, with a diversified shareholder base, including the Nigerian Stock Exchange, serving as the Central Securities Depository for the Nigerian Capital Market.