First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited has reiterated its support for the promotion of the country’s cultural heritage to boost tourism and the associated benefits.
According to the bank, this will go a long way to educate and inspire generations about the history of the country, people and values, while also fast-tracking the ongoing efforts of government to diversify the economy.
FCMB made the pledge at a press conference in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, to flag-off activities marking this year’s Ojude-Oba Festival, scheduled to hold on August 24, 2018.
The Bank has over the years been a major sponsor of the Festival, assuring that this year’s event would afford stakeholders more exciting and rewarding experience, including excellent products and services on offer, for the thousands of people within and outside the country that would grace the fiesta.
The Group Head of Corporate Affairs of the bank, Diran Olojo, on behalf of the Founder of FCMB Group, who is also the the Olori Omo-Oba Akile Ijebu, Otunba Olasubomi Balogun, commended Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, for his “distinguished and exemplary leadership over the years.”
Also, the Group Chief Executive of FCMB Group Plc, Ladi Balogun, congratulated the monarch for upholding the values of Ijebuland and raising the status of the event over the years.
He reiterated the commitment of the financial institution to the longevity of the Ojude Oba Festival, adding: “For all true sons and daughters of Ijebuland, the Ojude Oba Festival is more than an event for us.
Source: G Business