First Bank Strengthens Commitment to Youth Empowerment

August 23, 2021
First Bank Youth Empowerment

By Sodeinde Temidayo David

Nigeria’s leading first generation bank, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has strengthened its commitment to youth empowerment and entrepreneurship by sponsoring a new documentary series produced by Linda Ikeji Television titled The First-Class Material.

The first edition of the programme was sponsored by First Bank and based on the impact it had, the lender considered it necessary to further use the platform to contribute to the development of the nation.

Season 2 of the show is expected to commence in the third week in August.

The First-Class Material is a documentary aimed to celebrate Nigerians who are excelling in various fields of endeavour whether academic or non-academic.

The innovative programme would have viewers exposed to Nigerians across the globe that have carved a niche for themselves by being classic and influential in their chosen endeavours and career path.

It also aims to make education, vocational training and skill acquisition trendy, attractive and fashionable to the nation’s human capital by celebrating and rewarding innovators and trailblazers in various sectors.

The essence of the show is to have many more people informed and encouraged by the successes and to go beyond limits and leave no stone unturned at making their dreams a reality.

Like the first season, which showcased exceptional individuals, the forthcoming season promises to share truly inspiring stories of great feats and accomplishments by some of the most unassuming Nigerians, in the country and dotted around the world.

First Bank’s goal is to inspire the youth and encourage them to make informed choices, critical to securing their future whilst impacting mankind and society at large.

The lender has been known for its diverse interventions in promoting thought leadership and promoting initiatives that will stimulate the advancement of skill acquisition and capacity building for the Nigerian youth to equip them for a bright future.

The bank’s sponsorship of the programme is set to promote the noble objectives of the organization which includes building and instilling values into its customers.

First Bank’s core values of people, passion and partnership very much align with the vision of the First Material towards building the youth to become tomorrow’s leaders.

Apart from The First Class Material initiative, in furtherance of the bank’s long term commitment to promote youth development, professional excellence and education, First Bank has also in the past and currently actively supporting various activities and initiatives in the youth segment.

With over 127 years of continuous banking operations, the financial institution is giving a good account of itself in this regard not only as a true financial powerhouse but also as a life enabler, helping Nigerians live better and achieve their dreams.

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