Wema Bank empowers young entrepreneurs at NSFDW 2016
Wema Bank has rewarded the most creative designer with startup funds in the grand finale of the 2016 Nigeria Student Fashion and Design Week (NSFDW).
At the event, which was held at the Indoor Sports Hall, University of Lagos, SMEs packages were also given to other participants.
According to the bank, the NSFDW underscores the financial institution’s passion for empowering the creative youths in the country.
It explained that the initiative provides the right platform for the bank to support young entrepreneurs in the Nigerian fashion industry a sector that is evolving quite rapidly and to encourage improved saving culture among the youth of the country.”
“NSFDW is a platform to enlighten participants on some innovations that afford convenience and safety while carrying out transactions with the bank. “The two-day event showcased over 30 designers to enthusiastic audience that include invited dignitaries, students from the school and other universities across the country.”
Speaking on the bank’s involvement in the students’ activities, the Head of Brand, Marketing Communications, Mrs Odili Onome, pledges the bank’s commitment to sustainable development of its resident communities.