of its commitment to increasing the level of financial literacy amongst Nigeria
students, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC has awarded prizes to the winners of the
maiden edition of the MoneyBee Financial Literacy Competition, organised by the
Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN). The prize, which is a Stanbic IBTC
Educational Trustee Account, worth over one hundred thousand naira, was awarded
to each of the four outstanding students with two each from two winning secondary
schools. The schools emerged joint winners out of the 25 public and private
schools that took part in the competition.
The Stanbic IBTC
Trustee account is an educational trust product to help parents attain their
objective of providing sound education for their children through a plan that
is convenient and flexible, with long term benefits.
The winners are
Yusura Aminu Ibrahim and Fathia Usman of Heritage Global Academy, Ikorodu and
Adedeji Fuhad and Akerele Semilore of Canterbury International school, Ajah,
Lagos State, respectively.
JAN coordinator, explained that the goal of the competition is to grow beyond
the Spelling Bee to a point where students can get understanding of the
financial sector. She said: “We are delighted with this partnership as it will
enhance our financial literacy programmes. We will provide an electronic
platform for all our students to test their understanding of finance and create
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