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Keystone Bank Takes Financial Inclusion to Children

August 18, 2014

In line with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) financial inclusion policy, Keystone Bank Limited at the weekend took the message to children, teaching them the benefit of having a saving culture.

Speaking to NASRUL-LAHI-L-FATIH Society (NASFAT) children at a holiday camp ground at Homat Group of School in Ikorodu, the bank Executive Director, Corporate Banking and Treasury, Mr. Afeez Bakare said that the programme is specifically targeted at school children to raise awareness on finances.

He noted that the bank is going in line with the CBN in conjunction with other stakeholders in the financial literacy steering committee and the Ministry of Education is developing the financial literacy curriculum to be included in the Nigerian school system from 2015.

According to Bakare, this programme was designed to raise awareness in finances amongst children and Youths in primary and post-primary schools saying that financial literacy constituted an integral part of developing tomorrow's leaders.

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Source: AllAfrica

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