By Tokunbo Abiru
The Chief Executive Officer, Skye Bank Plc, Tokunbo Abiru, has charged the newly hired employees to embrace integrity and professionalism as key ingredients for a successful banking career in the era of openness and Internet of Things.
Abiru gave this charge while speaking at the graduation ceremony of Skye Graduate Intensive Training, which held at the Skye Business School, Ibadan, according to a statement.
Addressing the new workers who emerged through the bank’s ‘Skye Graduate Intensive Training, he stated that their professionalism would positively impact the financial sector.
“In addition to exuding the qualities of the ideal Skye Persona, you must embrace the attitude of openness, demonstrate knowledge of the policies of the bank, respect constituted authorities, as well as treat the customers with utmost regard. Most importantly, you must set targets and goals for yourselves at all times,” the CEO said.
Abiru, who was represented by the Directorate Head, Southern Business, Dr Ayo Abina, said the bank placed a high premium on staff training and manpower development as a way of building an informed and competent workforce to enable the employees to excel in their assigned tasks.
He said, “You have been trained to be professionals and leaders, who will make the difference in any area of the bank you are deployed to. You are undergoing today’s graduation not because we sought to do you a favour, but because you emerged successful from among thousands of Nigerians that sat for the same examination.”
The Skye Bank boss advised the newly inducted employees to continue to seek new knowledge in order to become knowledge-based employees, charging them to commit their time in the bank to problem solving, rather than being willing wailers in the face of challenges.