The Securities and Exchange Commission has described as poor the level of financial literacy in Nigeria, hence its recent move to carry its awareness campaign to different parts of the country.
In line with its determination to close the financial literacy gap in the nation, the commission said it would be deepening the level of awareness about the Nigerian capital market. SEC, in a statement on Sunday, said the move was in alignment with the forthcoming World Savings Day celebration by the Central Bank of Nigeria and the entire financial sector.
The regulator said it was doing this through the Technical Committee on the Financial Literacy Week, comprising representatives of the regulatory bodies, capital market operators and the media. The Chairperson, TCFLW, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Sanni, in the statement, said plans were in top gear to hold special programmes across the geo-political zones of the country, to coincide with the World Savings Day. Read more