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Keystone Bank Picks Funke Akindele as Brand Ambassador

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

Africa’s best customer service provider, Keystone Bank Limited, recently signed up popular Nollywood actress, writer and producer, Funke Akindele Bello popularly known as Jenifa as its official brand ambassador.

By virtue of this partnership, the multiple award-winning screen diva will prominently represent the Keystone Bank brand and feature heavily in the lender’s marketing campaigns and consumer-focused strategies, while leveraging her large followership and popularity that cuts across socio-economic classes and age groups to further deepen the brand’s growing impression in the market.

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Speaking during the contract signing ceremony at the bank’s head office in Lagos, on Friday, August 17, 2018, Group Managing Director/CEO of Keystone Bank Limited, Dr Obeahon Ohiwerei, said “The bank will explore every good platform to deepen it’s strength in the retail and youth segment.”

He reiterated that, “The Nigerian entertainment industry is driven largely by SMEs and is growing exponentially, positioning the nation globally and positively impacting our GDP.”

“We are extremely pleased to partner with a hardworking entrepreneur like Jenifa who is also a role model to a wide spectrum of youths and people from all walks of life.

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“This partnership aligns with our corporate objective of supporting SMEs and empowering enterprising women, through our PINK account and network,” he added.

Commenting on the development, Funke Akindele revealed her excitement at being the bank’s choice which according to her, is a great institution that Is fast making it’s marks in the sector.

“I am delighted to be signed on as a brand ambassador for Keystone Bank. It is a privilege to be associated with one of the fastest growing financial institutions in the country today, We will certainly put the bank on the world map together,” the star actress said.

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Funke Akindele plays the lead character in the ongoing hit TV show Jenifa’s Diary, a spin-off from the movie titled Jenifa.

The actress has over 100 movies to her credit.

Since its recent acquisition by Sigma Golf–Riverbank consortium, Keystone Bank Limited, a technology and service-driven commercial bank, offering tailor-made convenient and reliable solutions to customer’s needs has been on upward swing.

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Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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