PIPC Securities Ltd a subsidiary of Plateau Investment and Property Development Company Limited owned by the state government celebrated its silver jubilee and granted former, present and deserving staff exceptional service awards for their exceptional service to the Organization for the past 25 years.
The event was well attended by staff, invited guests and dignitaries held at the prestigious villa grande hotel on Friday 26th December 2022.
Delivering his opening remark the Managing Director of PIPC Securities Ltd, Mr. Dagwor Clitus gave an overview of the organization.
“In March 1994 PIPC Securities Limited began as the Capital Market Department of Plateau Investment and Property Development Company Limited. In 1997, the organization’s status changed following the incorporation (RC NO 321942) with an initial Authorized Capital of N15 Million Today, as a 100% subsidiary of Plateau Investment and Property Development Company Limited (PIPC Ltd), PIPC Securities Limited has a current paid-up share capital of N625 Million which is twice the industries minimum requirement.”
“Our client-tell has grown from below a hundred in 1998 to above 52 thousand as of today. We have also embraced technology as we have moved from manual customer service where clients will trope to our offices to execute their mandate to working remotely. Our presence is also global as we can be accessed anywhere in the world via our website.”
“The Organization is fully registered with Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Security and Commodities Exchange Market (SCEM), and National Association Of Securities Dealers (NASD.”
“The awareness for investment the company has brought on the plateau and its environs cannot be quantified. Through the organization, many people got enlightened on the importance of investment, especially in the capital market. Many have benefited enormously from this knowledge, sponsoring their children through school, built houses, bought cars, got married courtesy PIPC Securities Ltd.”
“Throughout these 25 years, the organization has experienced highs and lows, successes and failures but one thing we never deed was give up.”
He added that the organization has rebranded with a new logo that commutes the safety of investment and growth. He also acknowledged that the success of the journey wouldn’t have been possible without the clients who had faith in the organization, the employees, and the board who had been a source of strength and backbone to the company and most importantly the pioneers of the organization for seeing a vision and pursuing it.
In his goodwill message, the Pioneer MD PIPC Securities Ltd. Pst Luka Pam Mni paid respect to the deceased staff of the institution by observing a one-minute silence. He stated that what motivated him to join PIPC despite being offered better pay was that he was one of the beneficiaries of the Plateau state scholarship program.
“I am one of the beneficiaries of the Plateau state scholarship program, and because of that I wanted to give back to the state that made me what I am, which is why I ended up being the pioneer MD. The journey was tedious but we were able to progress.”
“Before living PIPC Securities my advice was and still is, that we should go slow and steady. When we don’t feel too big we will be able to exist and grow. Do your best while still in the system and posterity will speak for you.”
While speaking with newsmen Pst Luka commended the organization for the progress so far adding that with the advancement of technology there will be more improvement and adoption of new innovations.
Bar. Dasat Lengnan John, the Chief Compliance Officer and also an awardee at the event said the award got him emotional as it came as a surprise.
“My eyes were very misty because I was very surprised, working in an organization like ours the pressure can be very intense, and being granted this award shows that our efforts are being recognized because many times due to the amount of pressure I almost left the organization but because if support from past leaders, parents and our customers am still here.”
Lengnan added that the PIPC is the best in the industry as it is known for having the least Profit and the best staff.
Mr. Tanko Nanlong, Chairman of the planning committee and the HOD Customer service thanked God for the journey so far.
“25 years is not 25 weeks, many stock brokers have gone under but for us to still be in the business we really thank God. We faced Many challenges during this past years our prayer is we continue to overcome and grow bigger and stronger”
Highlight, of the event, was the presentation of awards to deserving Staff in recognition of their contribution to the progress of the Organization in the past 25 years and a toast in commemoration of the journey so far.
One of the awardees, Mrs. Victoria Henr Remdant from the customer service department appreciated the organization for the award and promised to do better.
Dignitaries at the event include the Board Chairman and Managing Director of PIPC Limited Mr. Chrysogonus Yilzak, Nde Ezekiel Gomos the Former MD of PIPC Ltd. and Currently the Director of Jos Business School, Pst Luka Pam Mni the Pioneer MD PIPC Securities Ltd., Daniel Usman A former MD PIPC Securities Ltd and current MD/CEO Danusman & Partners, Mr. Dagwor Clitus Current MD PIPC Securities Ltd, Ven. Selcan Miner, Mr. Henry Edah, and Alhaji Musa Malkasuwa amongst others.