First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial nancial inclusion services provider,
has graduated 28 successful candidates in its inaugural FirstBank Management
Associates Programme (FMAP), virtually held on Tuesday, 30 June 2020 via the
Zoom video conferencing application. The programme which commenced in 2018
had a total of 48 candidates selected from thousands of entries and applications
FMAP is a 24-month fast-track comprehensive developmental programme targeted
at young, dynamic, self-motivated and highly driven individuals that possess the
right skill set and excellent leadership potential among Junior and entry-level cadre
sta/. Entries and applications for the programme enrolment was also extended to
Speaking about the programme, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, CEO, FirstBank said “It is
an intensive skill development programme structured to enhance acute thinking,
Financial, methodical skills of sta/. The bank would continue to reinvest in its human
capital to create a kind of leadership needed for future growth and development
“This is part of the Bank’s strategic objectives of infusing and developing leadership
at requisite levels across its sta/ hierarchy, aimed at building the next generation of
leaders who will be groomed to drive the Bank’s vision of being Africa’s Bank of first
choice”, he concluded.
At the end of the programme, successful candidates are moved to middle
management, becoming Management Associates irrespective of their grades at the
point of entry.
Cross country postings and secondment opportunities is also o/ered to such sta/ to
provide them with global exposure and network.