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Fidelity Bank donates sporting equipment to school

Fidelity Bank donates sporting equipment to school
As part of measure to strengthen educational development and enhance health and well-being of students through physical recreational activities, the Fidelity Bank has donated sporting facilities to school of defective in Calabar, Cross Rivers State.
The bank under the auspices of its Helping Hands Programme (FHHP), the multi-purpose vehicle of corporate social responsibility (CSR), also donated stationery and writing materials to the students as part of continuous efforts to improve standard of education in the country.
According to the bank, the gesture was initiated by staff members in Calabar whose personal contributions was supported by the bank, and it is in fulfillment of the objectives of the bank’s CSR philosophy which rests on a tripod of environment, education and health.
The Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Nnamdi Okonkwo, noted that the decision to embark on the project was borne out of a deep-seated realization that education remains critical to driving socio-economic development in Nigeria.
Speaking while handing over the equipment to the school recently, Okonkwo pointed out that absence of modern educational basics in schools disrupts learning process which consequently undermines the mental development of students.
According to him, the bank is making conscious efforts to empower the youths because Fidelity Bank believes that the future belongs to them.
On her part, the Cross River State Governor’s wife, Linda Ayade, commended Fidelity for its kind gesture including the bank’s staff in the state who contributed their personal funds for the project.
Mrs. Ayade said that the facilities would encourage students of the school, in their mental development, and help in raising a new generation of Nigerian youths and called on other corporate organizations to emulate Fidelity Bank and give back to the society  - The Authority

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