First Bank takes financial literacy campaign to secondary school students

THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – First Bank of Nigeria Limited will be taking its financial literacy campaign to secondary schools accross the six geo-political zones in the country today, October 30, 2017, to teach students the importance of a savings culture in order to commemorate the 2017 World’s Savings Days, report says.

According to a statement on Sunday, October 29, 2017, the bank said this year’s theme is ‘Our future starts with savings’ and its designed specifically to equip students with adequate knowledge of money management and other vital economic skills.

The statement reads:

‘This year’s event themed, ‘Our future starts with savings’ aligns with First Bank’s Future First programme, specially designed to equip students with the knowledge of money management, early entrepreneurship skills, and financial independence while stimulating the development of a savings culture at an early age.’

The World Savings Day is a yearly event that is used to create more awareness on the importance of savings as a path to financial empowerment.

The event is expected to boost the levels of financial literacy and financial inclusion to create a stable and sound financial system and positive economic environment.

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