Sterling Bank Plc is set partner the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport ( CILT in order to develop Nigeria’s transport sector.

Disclosing this while addressing executive members of the institute who paid a courtesy visit to the corporate headquarters of the lender in Lagos, the Group Head, Strategy & Innovation, Sterling Bank Plc, Mr. Shina Atilola, stated that the transport sector remained a major contributor to the economy .

According to him, without effective transportation, businesses will not attain their true potential adding that they will be denied the opportunity to connect with supply chain partners and customers.

We recognise the important role the transportation sector has played and is playing in the growth and development of the Nigerian economy, hence our engagement with the CILT.”

Atilola also said, “Our partnership with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport will ensure we provide more effective support to the profession and industry in line with our pioneering work in the sector.”

He added that the partnership would provide the bank with solid knowledge, which would ensure technology transfer, innovation and sustained impact for the overall benefit of Nigerians and the economy.

“This partnership will ensure that we understand the language of the transport sector, making it easy to develop financial products that will suit its needs,” Atilola explained.


The Chief Human Resource Officer, Sterling Bank, Mrs. Temi Dalley, commended the institute for its robust curriculum, advancing the improvement of the local logistics, transport and supply chain.

She said the bank was open to exploiting the curriculum of the CILT to further strengthen the capacity of the bank’s employ