Poised to empower more youths and students with financial education, the Central Banks of Nigeria says its has partnered Standard Chartered Bank on financial literacy in a workshop in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State.
The Head, Client Relationships, Standard Chartered, Port Harcourt, Mrs. Ebiti Sam-Yudo, who represented the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mrs. Bola Adesola, at the workshop, said giving students the fundamental information about financial literacy would empower them with the right tools towards becoming financially sound and independent individuals in the future.
Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria is committed to making a difference in the country, it is also proud to support the CBN in the initiative. this one of the ways
Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria is proud to support the CBN in this initiative. This is one of the many ways we reiterate that we are indeed ‘Here for good’ – we look forward to continuously making a difference in the country.’’
The Principal, Rayfield Secondary School, Uyo, Mr. Unyimi Umoren, thanked the bank for facilitating the workshop at the school.
He added that it was encouraging to see that corporate institutions were still interested in the development of our youths through education, while adding that the sessions were indeed informative.
Initiated and driven by the Bankers’ Committee, the financial literacy agenda is meant to serve as a platform for financial institutions to educate adolescents in secondary schools on the basics of banking, value of money, investment options, savings and insurance among others.
The Financial Literacy Day forms part of the committee’s yearly Global Money Week awareness programme.
Source: The Punch