Nigeria: Jaiz Bank Targets N22 Billion Investment By July

Jaiz Bank will boost its net worth of investment in Nigeria to N22 billion by July, according to the bank's Managing Director Mr. Muhammed Islam. The bank's present investment stands at N15 billion and will rise to N20 billion by the end of June by sponsoring projects worth N7 billion in the period. The Jaiz bank boss explained that most of the investments were in home-financing, automotive, industrial sector, imports and exports among others. He disclosed that the bank has a deposit base of N25 billion and a working capital of up to N35 billion. Islam said the bank would soon secure licence from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to expand its operations to all state capitals in the country, to enable more customers access its services.