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GTBank wins 2016 African Bank of the Year - Africa Banker Awards

GTBank wins 2016 African Bank of the Year - Africa Banker Awards

Lagos, Nigeria – May, 2017.   Foremost African financial institution; Guaranty Trust Bank plc has been named the African Bank of the Year at this year’s African Banker Awards. The Awards was presented during a prestigious gala dinner on 23rd May Ahmedabad, India, on the sidelines of the Annual Meeting of African Development Bank.   Now in its 11th year, The African Banker Awards is internationally recognized as the landmark finance event to reward achievements, commend best practices and celebrate excellence in African banking. The award provides a platform to bring together industry leaders from across Africa, celebrate the achievements of those driving economic growth and shaping the future of Africa.   Commenting on the awards ceremony, Publisher of African Banker Magazine; Mr Omar Ben Yedder said “In the year under review, GTBank demonstrated positive results across numerous indices, including a strong balance sheet, growing customer base and a continuous regional expansion. The Bank’s strong performance in 2016 underlined... Read More

GTBank sets stage for Semis of Principal’s Cup

 

Lagos - April 2015.

The semi-final matches of the GTBank-Lagos State Principals Cup competition holds on Wednesday, April 29 and Thursday 30, at Onikan Stadium, Lagos Island.

This is the first time Birrel Avenue Senior High School, Sabo will be playing at the GTBank-Lagos State Principals Cup semi-final and it has not been easy.

Like every other team, they have strived hard to remain in the competition.

According to the games master, Mr. Akinyele the major challenge has been getting the right team selections that meet the stipulated requirements and team’s training schedule. After their victory in the quarterfinals, the team is excited to be playing at the semi-finals and they are hopeful that they will be victorious.

Looking forward to the semi-final fixture, he said special provision is being put in place for the players and proper psychology is needed for the team to give their all on the field of play.

Another new face at the semi-finals is Ifako Comprehensive Senior High School, Gbagada. They defeated defending champions, Dairy Farm Senior Secondary School, Agege to earn their spot in the last four. The games master of Ifako Comprehensive, Mr. Famakinwa said it is a spectacular feeling to get to this stage of the competition and he is very sure that his team will imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship when they face 2012 champions’ Keke High School, Agege in the semi-finals.

Speaking on the task ahead, he said both teams have equal opportunity but advised his boys to maintain a high fitness level which can be achieved through adequate training if they want to have the edge.

Birrel Avenue Senior High School will play Ikorodu Senior Grammar School while Ifako Comprehensive Senior High School will face Keke High School at the GTBank - Lagos State Principals Cup Semi-Finals.

Guaranty Trust Bank plc is one of the few Nigerian financial institutions that have maintained a defined Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy since its inception in 1990 and actively supports numerous programmes in Education.

 

Source: www.newsverge.com

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