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Skye Bank adopts school to deepen financial education


skye-bank-plcSkye Bank Plc has renovated three blocks of 12 classrooms at Government Day Secondary School, Wuse 11, Abuja, under its ‘School adoption’ and financial literacy mentorship series, which is in line with the “Adopt a School Project” of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

The renovated classrooms were handed over to the authorities of the FCT Department of Education and the Principal of the school, Joseph Akor, in Abuja on Wednesday.

The Executive Director, Abuja/Northern Directorate, Skye Bank, Idris Yakubu, said the bank was committed to creating a conducive atmosphere for students and teachers to learn and teach respectively.

According to him, the bank had made substantial investment in corporate social responsibility in the education sector, adding that the bank would continue to support the school and help it achieve its objective of producing high quality graduates.

He appealed to parents to save for the education of their children as a way of overcoming the challenges of funding their wards’ education, noting that savings ensured that parents were not put under pressure over payment of school fees.

The Principal of the school expressed gratitude to the bank for its support and interest in the school in the last three years, adding that the intervention of the bank had brought about a positive transformation of the school.

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