Zenith Bank Plc has re-instated its commitment to the development of sports in Nigeria with a pledge to maintain its leadership position in this direction.
The bank’s Group Managing Director, Ebenezer Onyeagwu, who stated this, stressed that in the New Year (2020), the outfit would continue in its great support for sports in the country.
Onyeagwu who laid more emphasis on the fact that the bank was proud of the role played in the development of sports in Nigeria over the years, especially in the year 2019.
The bank which is in its 16th year of sponsorship of the Women’s National Basketball league, 5th year of the Delta State Principals’ Cup for Secondary Schools is also in partnership with the football federation with the annual NFF/Future Eagles competition for U-13 and U-15. Zenith Bank also sponsors swimming in Ikoyi Club 1938 and table tennis at the Lagos Country Club.
The bank’s GMD said: “We are happy with our sports projects last year and we hope to do this again this New Year and improve on all the programmes.
“Talking the youths to the next level is one of our objectives just as we also support federations like football and basketball in an attempt to catch talents young in the country.