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Zenith to partner CBN to deepen financial literacy in the country

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The management of Zenith Bank plc, a first tier commercial bank in the country says it will continue to partner the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to realize its financial literacy programme geared towards inculcating good financial habits in children and youths.

Consequently, the bank has developed special products to help children and youths to begin to imbibe the culture of savings and investment.

Some of these products include Zenith Children Account (ZECA), Zenith integrated Account, classic and platinum savings accounts.

Austin Njoko, general manger, Zenith Bank plc, Southeast/South south regions, who revealed this in Aba, Abia State, at the maiden edition of the Child Youth Finance Fair/Exhibition, organised by the bank in conjunction with the CBN, applauded the apex bank for initiating the programme, which he observed would deepen financial inclusion in the country.

He stated that the bank has used the opportunity provided by the programme to help improve society by equipping these young ones the very element of financial and money management and promised to continue to partner CBN to sustain it.

Njoko, who represented Godwin Emefiele, managing director/ chief executive officer of Zenith Bank plc, at the event,  taught selected students of Abayi Girls Secondary School, Aba, its adopted school, a module of a Financial Literacy curriculum, specially designed by Junior Achievement Nigeria- a non-governmental organisation for the programme.

GODFREY OFURUM