Fidelity Bank’s Back-To-School Train Storms Uromi, Edo State

Commissions new office in Sabon Gari, Kano

 

L-R: Head Teacher, Egwuare Primary School, Uromi, Mrs Philomena Okojie, Chris Nnakwe, Head, CSR & Sustainability, Fidelity Bank Plc, Hon. Augustine Okoruele, Executive Chairman, Esan North East LGA, HRH Solomon Izuware Ojeaga, The Onogie of Ujiogba Kingdom with his wife, Mathew Amade, TSD Head, Uromi Branch, Fidelity Bank Plc; and Ovie Mukoro, Regional Bank Head, Midwest 1, Fidelity Bank Plc at the unveiling ceremony of items donated by the Bank to Egwuare Primary School, Uromi in Edo State recently. 

Staff and Pupils of Egwuare Primary School, Uromi in Edo State were in a celebration galore during the week when  Fidelity Bank Plc provided them with educational supplies, including computer systems, branded school bags, sandals, books and other writing materials to support learning. The materials which were donated under a project tagged ‘Back to School’, was initiated and implemented by staff of Uromi Branch under the auspices of the Fidelity Helping Hands Programme (FHHP).

Speaking at the handover ceremony, Regional Bank Head, (RBH) Midwest 1, Ovie Mukoro, who stressed the importance of education as a veritable tool for national development, stated that the Bank is a staunch advocate of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). He said; “Our Back-to-School initiative has indeed touched the lives of Nigerian students across the country, particularly in the Internally Displaced Peoples (IDP) Camps in Benin, Yola and Maiduguri respectively”.

 

Receiving the materials, Head Teacher, Egwuare Primary School, Uromi, Philomena Okojie expressed utmost happiness at the gesture while urging other private organisation to borrow a leaf from the Bank. Okojie noted that the initiative will bring some measure of relief to parents who cannot afford to purchase necessary educational materials for their wards.

The Bank’s intervention in the education sector particularly its Back-To-School project has received glowing commendations from various quarters. His Royal Highness, Solomon Izuware Ojeaga, The Onogie of Ujiogba Kingdom, in his remarks commended the Bank for implementing projects that enhance the quality and standard of education in the country. 

“Our Back-to-School initiative has indeed touched the lives of Nigerian students across the country, particularly in the Internally Displaced Peoples (IDP) Camps in Benin, Yola and Maiduguri respectively”.

 

Meanwhile, the bank recently commissioned its Sabon Gari, France branch, Kano as part of its mid-term strategic objectives to grow revenue and businesses towards the attainment of a tier 1 status, Fid. In attendance at the event were the  Commissioner for Commerce, Trade & Industries, Kano State, Alhaji Ahmed Rabiu; Deputy Managing Director, Fidelity Bank Plc, Mohammed Balarabe; Regional Bank Head, North West 1 Region, Mannir Ringim; District Head (Hakimi), Fagge and Tafidan Kano, Alhaji Mahmud Ado Bayero; Eze Ndi Igbo of Kano, Igwe (Dr.) Boniface Ibekwe; Customers, families and friends as well as Staff and Management of the Bank.

Regional Bank Head (RBH), North West1 Region, Mannir Ringim (2nd left), Honorable Commissioner for Commerce, Trade & Industries, Kano State, Alhaji Ahmed Rabiu, Deputy Managing Director, Fidelity Bank Plc, Mohammed Balarabe, District Head (Hakimi), Fagge and Tafidan Kano, Alhaji Mahmud Ado Bayero and Eze Ndi Igbo of Kano, Igwe Dr. Boniface Ibekwe at the commissioning of the Sabon Gari, France branch, Kano, of Fidelity Bank Plc recently.

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