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The 2017 GTBank Food and Drink Fair set to hold during Workers’ Day holiday

The 2017 GTBank Food and Drink Fair set to hold during Workers’ Day holiday

Lagos, Nigeria - March, 2017 Food lovers from across the world can once again look forward to an unparalleled culinary experience as the 2nd edition of the GTBank Food & Drink Fair is set to hold during the Worker’s Day holiday on Sunday the 30th of April and Monday the 1st of May, 2017. The 2-day event will treat attendees to enthralling gastronomic tours across a wide variety of exciting cuisines and delicacies while offering small businesses in the Nigerian Food Industry a free and vibrant platform to connect with a wider segment of their target markets as well as experts in their business fields. The GTBank Food and Drink Fair was created by foremost African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, as part of its efforts to empower small businesses. The 2016 debut of the consumer-focused event received very positive reviews nationally and internationally, had over 90 exhibitors from the food... Read More

GTBank – Lagos State Principals Cup Season 7 Kicks Off

Lagos Nigeria – January, 2016.


The conference hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere on Thursday 27th January, 2016 played host to government officials, football administrators and school representatives as Guaranty Trust Bank officially announced the commencement of the 7th edition of its flagship youth soccer competition, the GTBank-Lagos State Principals Cup.


The competition which has become an integral part of the academic calendar of schools, provides a veritable platform for students to explore their potentials and acquire life changing skills. The ceremony formally sets the tone for the series of activities that the competition will feature this year.


On ground to perform the unveiling was the Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Education as well as other senior officials from the Lagos State Football Association, Lagos State Ministries of Education, Sports and Youth development, as well as representatives of secondary schools that emerged winners in last year’s tournament.


This year, the tournament is expected to feature about 360 teams in the male and female categories, a figure slightly higher than the 355 teams that took part in the competition last season. Also, participants in this year’s tournament, will have the opportunity of utilizing the newly completed sports facility located in Surulere. The completion of this ultra-modern sporting facility is an attestation of the Bank’s promise to upgrade sports infrastructure in Nigeria.


Guaranty Trust Bank, a youth oriented brand maintains the lead in providing support for education and sports to enable young boys and girls explore their talents and reach for their dreams. Since the commencement of the competition in 2009, the GTBank-Lagos State Principals Cup competition has featured several Secondary Schools, and over 15,000 players in the boys and girls categories.


GTBank remains one of the few Nigerian financial institutions that have maintained a defined Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy, most especially in sports education. The GTBank Principals Cup as well as the Masters Cup tournament in Lagos and Ogun state are some of the projects the bank has taken up in this regards.


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