The National Investment Bank (NIB) and four other institutions have supported the IFEJ-Flamingo Awards 2016 GHc30,000 for business and financial journalism in the country.
The NIB donated GHc10,000 while GCB Bank, the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), Vivo Energy and the Central Securities Depository donated GHc5,000.
A statement signed by the President of IFEJ, Mr. Lloyd Evans said the awards is slated to be held on Friday January 27, 2017 at the Dubois Memorial Centre.
The theme for this year awards is: Strengthening micro finance institutions to enhance the growth of rural and micro enterprises.
It noted that the Guest Speaker for the evening is Professor Ernest Aryeetey, immediate former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Legon.
“The essence of the annual awards is to recognise business and financial journalists and editors who have provided high quality coverage of the business and financial environment in Ghana,” the statement said.