Financial Literacy: Skye Bank GMD Tasks Students Of Govt Day Sec. School, Bauchi On Savings
The Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Skye Bank Nigeria Plc., Tokunbo Abiru, has advised Secondary School students to imbibe savings culture while they are still young, as this will guarantee their future.
He gave the advice while delivering a lecture at a one day seminar at Government Day Secondary School, Shadawanka, Barracks, Bauchi.
The Seminar, facilitated by Skye Bank Nigeria Plc., was to mark the 2017 Global Financial Week organized by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in collaboration with Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) to share ideas for the younger generation.
Represented by Hedima Manasseh, the Bank’s Group Head, Northeast, Tokunbo Abiru, said that the financial week celebration is aimed at getting the younger generation early and giving them financial knowledge and to also encourage and motivate them to save.
Commenting on the impact of the seminar, the Principal of the school, Shehu Alhaji, said he was happy and excited that his school was chosen as one of the schools to benefit from the seminar.
Speaking on behalf of the students, Aliyu Babaji and Felicia Joel, the Head Boy and Head Girl, were unanimous in their appreciation to Skye Bank for the knowledge they impacted in them during the seminar.
The total number of schools that benefited from the financial literacy seminar under the aegis of Skye Bank Plc. is 30 spread across the 6 geo-political zones of the country.
Skye Bank is one of the eight banks described by the regulatory CBN as a Systematically Important Bank (SIB), on account of its size, market share and financial interconnectedness in Nigeria and the West Africa sub-region.