First Bank committed to development of education sector – Adeduntan

First Bank of Nigeria Ltd has reiterated its commitment to Nigeria’s education sector to further increase the growth and development of the country’s economy.Chief Executive Officer of the Bank, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan reiterated the commitment at the induction of the 61st President of Rotary Club of Lagos where the bank donated N5 million to support intervention projects.

The Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, made the pledge at the induction of the 61st President of the club, Rotarian Babawale Agbeyangi, on Friday night in Lagos.According to him, First Bank would be supporting intervention projects in upscaling basic education and literacy by supporting the provision of school libraries with the sum of five million naira.“This support is in line with our sustainability drive to improve reading habits in students and further increase the growth and development of Nigeria’s economy. I believe that this support will boost the mutually beneficial partnership between the bank and Rotary International.Adeduntan said every opportunity to identify with the Rotary Club was always a pleasure because of its vision of a world where people unite and act to create lasting change across the globe.

In his welcome speech, Rotarian Babawale Agbeyangi expressed delight in belonging to a club that had humanity as its focus.Agbeyangi said the funds would be deployed in building schools for rural communities and provision of interest-free loans to women.Mr Ademola Akinrele the guest speaker at the occasion, said that the road to a happy life was service to humanity.Akinrele noted that most successful people in business and politics derive their happiness in putting smiles on humanity.