Pic: (From Left) Guarantee Trust Bank Plc. Dr Osaren & Mrs Osar-Emokpae, Chairman, LAPO Group, Mrs Ngozi Ehigiamusoe, Chief Launcher, Tony Elumelu, CON represented by Mr Samson Aneke, Directorate Head, South-West, UBA, Godwin Ehigiamusoe PhD (Author) Dr Emeka Osuji, Pan Atlantic University, Lagos, Apostle Angus Ogboi, Christ Chosen Church of God, Lekki, Lagos, Mr Joshua James Etopidiok, Former Director, Special Insured Institutions Department (CIID) NDIC
The Founder LAPO Micro Finance Bank, Dr. Godwin Ehigiamusoe (PhD), recently launched his book “Touching Lives: My LAPO Journey”.
The book launch which held on 14th, October at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos, attracted dignitaries and captains of industry.
The book, a Biography, chronicled his early career, his pursuit of knowledge and excellence as well as the formation and development of LAPO.
The book details his journey of commitment, personal reflection and the evolution and development of the microfinance sector in Nigeria.
The author tells the story of how he founded Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) and microfinance banking in Nigeria. This is a book that reiterates the power of resilience, diligence and vision.
Touching Lives is a touching and self-effacing story told by one of the first movers of the Microfinance sub-sector of the Finance Industry.
Throughout the text we meet characters from the world of Microfinance, both national and international.
The book presentation is planned as a tasteful event, with the book taking preeminence. The author’s bonafides in the world of the microfinance are known. His gifts as a writer of his story are important.