United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc joined other financial institutions and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to celebrate the global money week. The UBA, had last week, held a financial literacy day for about 500 pupils at Imaguero College in Benin City, Edo State capital.
Group Managing Director and CEO of UBA Plc, Phillips Oduoza, personally tutored the students on money management skills.
The event, which was hosted at Imaguero College, Benin City, had in attendance pupils from over 20 various secondary schools in Benin City. The governor and representatives from the ministry of education in Edo State were also in attendance. The event was in its third edition with UBA joining the global community and the CBN to celebrate the Global Money Week.
The Global Money Week is a worldwide celebration aimed at creating the next generation of confident, responsible and skilled people with an understanding of the financial system and how it can be tapped into to enhance their welfare.
It brings together children, youth, parents, organisations and communities to start action to reshape finance and give young people the tools to shape their own future.
UBA, over the years, have been at the forefront of engagement with the youths through empowerment programmes aimed at developing their intellectual capacity and making them better people in the society.