Okpekpe Road Race gets Ecobank as official banker
The Ecobank Rapid Transfer Service has been named the official money transfer service for the third Okpekpe 10km road race scheduled for May 16 in Okpekpe town, in Edo State.
The Okpekpe Race, now an International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Bronze Label Race, will attract over 3000 local and international professional athletes. Also sports enthusiasts from across the world are being expected.
Announcing the bank’s partnership in Lagos, a statement quoted Ecobank’s Deputy Managing Director, Tony Okpanachi, to have said the Ecobank Rapid Transfer is best suited for the competition that has grown to have global recognition.
According to Mr. Okpanachi, the Ecobank Rapid Transfer is an innovative money transfer services available within Nigeria and countries in Africa where Ecobank is present.
He added: “The service was conceived out of the need to provide quick, convenient, accessible, and reliable money transfer services for customers and non-customers of the bank.”
Okpanachi was also optimistic that the money transfer platform would provide the much-needed ease of financial transactions during and after the competition, and urged all the participants to avail themselves of the opportunities provided by the
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