With huge population, large market, active labour force, rich natural endowment, continent holds enormous potential
The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu, has called for increased impact investing in Nigeria and other countries in Africa, for the continent to attain its full potential.
Onyeagwu made the call in a keynote address at the Africa Investment Risk & Compliance Summit 2021 organised by the Emerging Business Intelligence & Innovation (EBII) Group which held at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, at the weekend.
The Zenith Bank boss delivered his keynote address after the special keynote address by the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, who was the Special Guest of Honour.
Dr Amani ABOU-ZEID, The African Union Commissioner in charge of Infrastructure and Energy, also delivered a keynote address at the Summit.
In his address with the theme: “Leveraging Impact Investment Opportunities for Growth in Africa,” Onyeagwu described impact investing as an investment that yields optimal returns for investors, value for all stakeholders, and guarantees continued sustenance and existence of humanity.”