CIBN Accredits Skye Bank’s Business School


The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) grants the Skye Business School full accreditation as a full-fledged banking/finance, business and continuous human capital training academy.

The accreditation which is in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is sequel to the conclusion of a rigorous vetting and accreditation process. CIBN is the body that regulates practice of bankers in Nigeria.

News of the body’s accreditation was contained in a letter signed by the Registrar/Chief Executive of the Institute, Seye Awojobi and addressed to Skye Bank’s Group Managing Director/CEO, Tokunbo Abiru.

The letter also indicated that “the graduates of the Academy prior to the accreditation, will be exempted from nine subjects and examined in’10 subjects in the ACIB Examinations”.

On the milestone, Skye Bank’s Group Managing Director Mr. Tokunbo Abiru said, “This is a laudable achievement that challenges Skye Bank’s commitment to continuous learning especially in the area of banking and corporate leadership.  He further noted that “this development will further inspire employees of the bank to pursue certification programs that will propel their respective career aspirations.”

The fully residential Skye Business School runs two campuses in Ilupeju, Lagos and Eleyele, Ibadan both with state-of-the-art facilities and  conducive learning environment running robust programs including but not limited to; Skye Graduate Intensive Program (SGIT); Onboarding Program for Experienced Hires; Banking Operations Course; Sales, Marketing and Relationship Management Course; BDM/BSM Leadership Course; Skye Credit Academy; Executive Education; Specialized Programs (Specific to Job functions) and Open Enrollment Programs (External).

The school has graduated over 1,294 Graduates from 27 streams of its flagship Skye Business School graduate trainee (SGIT) program since its inception in 2006.