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Yellow Cowries Financial Literacy Competition Celebrates Educational Excellence on World Savings day 2023


…as Union Bank and Vbank Join Forces to Inspire Financial Literacy among Nigerian Students

The Yellow Cowries Financial Literacy Competition, proudly sponsored by Union Bank and co-sponsored by Vbank, successfully took place on October 31, 2023, at the prestigious Stable Event Centre, located at 45 Bode Thomas Street, Surulere.

This ground-breaking event brought together over 50 schools and showcased the talents and financial acumen of more than 100 students from various educational institutions across the region. The competition aimed to foster a deeper understanding of financial concepts and empower the next generation with essential financial literacy skills.

The highlight of the competition was the intense battle of wits among the participating schools, with three emerging as exceptional winners:
Ajigbeda Girls Senior High School clinched the coveted first position, demonstrating outstanding financial knowledge and strategic thinking.

Stadium Senior High School secured the second position, showcasing their commitment to financial literacy and excellence in the competition.

Ijeshatedo Senior Secondary School claimed the third position, proving their dedication to enhancing financial awareness among their students.

The event was not only an intellectual showdown but also a celebration of the importance of financial literacy in shaping the future of young minds. Union Bank and Vbank, as sponsors, expressed their commitment to supporting educational initiatives that empower the youth with essential life skills.

The Stable Event Center provided a fitting backdrop for this enlightening competition, offering a conducive environment for intellectual exchange and learning.

As we congratulate the winners, we also extend our appreciation to Union Bank and Vbank for their visionary support in making the Yellow Cowries Financial Literacy Competition a resounding success. This event marks a significant step toward building a financially literate and empowered generation in Nigeria.

About Yellow Cowries Financial Literacy Competition.

The Yellow Cowries Financial Literacy Competition is a pioneering initiative aimed at promoting financial education and literacy among Nigerian students through gamification.

With the generous sponsorship of Union Bank and co-sponsorship of Vbank, the competition seeks to empower young minds from the Yellow Cowries Financial literacy club with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the complexities of the financial world.

About Union Bank

Union Bank is a leading financial institution in Nigeria, committed to providing innovative banking solutions and promoting sustainable development within the communities it serves. With a rich history spanning over a century, Union Bank remains dedicated to fostering positive change and empowering the next generation.

About Vbank

Vbank is a forward-thinking digital bank that prioritizes simplicity, innovation, and financial inclusion. With a user-friendly platform, Vbank aims to make banking accessible to all, empowering individuals to take control of their finances in the digital age.