Heritage Bank is set to promote financial literacy in school children across Nigeria, through the ‘My Day as a Banker’ experience. The initiative will give children an innovative way to celebrate the 2015 Children’s Day, as they’ll get to experience the world of bankers.
‘My Day as a Banker’ is a Bank-wide activity on Monday May 25th, where selected secondary school pupils will have the opportunity of handling various banking roles such as tellers, customer service and others.
According to Managing Director/Chief Executive, Heritage Bank, Mr. Ifie Sekibo, ‘My Day as a Banker’ is a demonstration of the bank’s commitment to innovation. “Children are very special to us at Heritage Bank, hence we decided to celebrate them in a unique way that offers opportunity to have fun and learn about banking.
‘My Day as a Banker’ will also feature series of fun filled events to mark the Children’s Day Celebration, which will be anchored by the Heritage Bank Financial Literacy Brand Ambassador, Zuriel Oduwole, the youngest child to have interviewed 9 Incumbent Presidents.
The lineup of events include, Treasure Hunt at School on Wednesday May 20th and at the Bank on Friday May 22nd, during which Pupils are expected to locate their fairy god parents from clues designed for them and get a ticket to the Children’s Day carnival. The god parents are selected Group Heads of Heritage Bank, who would package and offer very substantial gifts to the pupils.
The round up of the event will be a Children’s Day Carnival on Wednesday May 27th, at Dreamworld Africana Amusement Park by Chevron Toll Plaza, Lekki Expressway – in partnership with Inspiration FM. Customers who have the Heritage Bank children account – “Bud Account” stand a chance to win tickets to the carnival. Tickets can also be purchased at any Heritage Bank experience Centre.