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Sterling Bank’s environmental initiative gets more endorsements


President, Computer and Allied Products Dealers Association of Nigeria (CAPDAN), Adeniyi Ojikutu (left); Lagos State Commissioner for Environment, Babatunde Adejare; Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Sterling Bank Plc, Yemi Adeola and Executive Director, Operations and Services of the bank, Yemi Odubiyi, during the kick-off of 2017 Sterling Environmental and Makeover (STEM) in Lagos… at the weekend.

The 2017 edition of Sterling Bank Environmental Makeover (STEM) has received endorsements of the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, and the Executive Secretary of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), Mrs. Folashade Joseph.

STEM is Sterling Bank’s corporate social responsibility initiative which seeks to promote practices that contribute to the sustenance of the environment on a long-term basis.

It presently covers partnership with waste management agencies in 14 states, tree planting to combat desertification in parts of Northern Nigeria and an annual national cleaning exercise, with target of covering 24 states before the end of the year.

Chief Marketing Officer, Sterling Bank, Henry Bassey, said the Paramount Ruler of Egbaland blessed the Sterling Bank team and other participating corporate partners in his Palace before and after the cleaning exercise in Ogun State.

Bassey also said Joseph was invited for the occasion, adding that other top officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), and those of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) confirmed their presence.

Sterling Bank was joined by British Council, KPMG, L’Oréal, Malta Guinness, Aquafina, Daar Communications, Wecyclers, Businessday, Classic FM, Beat FM, Naija FM, Shawarma & Co. and Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), and a host of others, to make the cleaning exercise in Lagos State a success.Bassey used the occasion to formally handover 1,000 uniforms for street sweepers to the FCTA.

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