Governor Godwin Emefiele has advised Nigerian Banks and the Banker’s Committee to support media and Aviation Industries to avert growing job losses.
In order to avoid massive job loses in the media industry due to the lingering pandemic, Governor Godwin Emefiele urges banks to support the media industry.
The Banker’s Committee said the gesture will mitigate the impact of Coronavirus on the sectors and to save jobs. The “Nation” report.
During the bi- monthly virtual meeting of the Banker’s Committee, In his addressed with the chief executives of the banks, he urged them to support the airlines.
Meanwhile Emefiele noted that “Such support is critical to helping the industry recover from the economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic”.
In a series of tweets posted on Tuesday night via CBN official Twitter handle, it was disclosed that Emefiele asked the banks to help avert the spate of job losses already being recorded amongst journalists and aviation workers.
“The CBN was ready to encourage the revamp of Nigeria’s export sector through deliberate policies that would boost investment and job creation”. Emefiele noted.
He also said that supporting the media would go a long way in averting massive job losses in the industry.