Wema Bank employees give to save lives
To mark the 2021 ‘World Blood Donor Day-themed “Give blood and keep the world-beating,” staff of Wema Bank, in partnership with the Department of Haematology, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), have volunteered to donate blood as part of the bank’s commitment to saving lives.
This voluntary blood donation, the second in three years, has seen over 50 staff members take part in the exercise. This edition held at the bank’s corporate head office.
Speaking on the significance of the exercise, Head, Marketing Communications and Investor Relations, Wema Bank, Funmilayo Falola, reiterated the importance of blood donation.
“To keep the world pulsating, it is important to say that blood connects us all; hence, blood donors have continuously saved lives and improved the health of the world,” she said.
She continued: “This purely voluntary initiative is our staff’s way of contributing to the important process of saving lives. For us as a bank, it is an opportunity for us to restate our industry leadership stance beyond financial services by entrenching health consciousness, creating awareness and providing a platform to encourage Nigerians to make timely voluntary blood donation a unique part of their lifestyle.”
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