The managing director said this in his address at the bank’s special day at the 2017 Lagos International Trade Fair.
The trade fair, which had the theme, “Promoting industrialisation for economic recovery and sustainable growth’’, attracted foreign exhibitors and investors from across Africa, Europe and Asia.
Okonkwo said the country’s monolithic economy could be successfully diversified through the empowerment of the Micro, Small and Medium-scale Enterprises.
According to him, the various products and services being offered by the lender to businesses are meant to address the needs of its individual and corporate customers.
The Fidelity Bank boss, who was represented by the Executive Director, Shared Services and Products, Mrs. Chijioke Ugochukwu, said, “Our efforts aimed at aiding diversification of the country’s monolithic economy has been celebrated all over.
“Interestingly, we have continued to channel significant human and financial resources into the real sector, particularly in the area of manufacturing, food and beverages as well as independent power projects.
He added, “When you open a Fidelity Bank account, you begin a partnership that is primarily hinged on growth and trust. We are more than just a business transaction – we are committed to the long-term expansion of your business as we leverage our proven expertise, and highly trained professionals to take you and your business to the next level of growth.”
Earlier, the President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dr. Nike Akande, had thanked the Federal Government for improved business climate in the country.