Union Bank hosts over 200 participants at the second edition of its Google Powered Digital Training Workshop in Oko, Anambra State

Union Bank hosts over 200 participants at the second edition of its Google Powered Digital Training Workshop in Oko, Anambra State
February 15, 2017 Parklins
Union Bank Hosts over 200 Participants at The Second Edition of its Google Powered Digital Training Workshop in Oko, Anambra State

Union Bank, Nigeria’s leading innovative financial institution, affirms its partnership with Google as it hosts over 200 participants at the sophomore edition of its digital training workshop for the students of the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State. After a successful first edition at the Ventures Platform Abuja, also in partnership with Google, Union Bank continues on its journey to train and empower Nigerian youths with basic digital skills.
“With almost a century of experience and heritage in Nigeria’s financial sector, Union Bank is an institution that understands the need to keep evolving, learning and growing to stay relevant in today’s fast paced economy” said Omotola Oyebanjo, Head of Communications and Media, Union Bank, while addressing the students.
“We aim to keep delivering this across the country and our goal is to equip Nigerian youths with the basic digital skills needed to discover learning materials online, build businesses, create jobs and contribute to the overall economic growth of the country.” she concluded.
The Google powered workshop is also aimed at helping more Nigerians play an integral part in the digital technology economy.
“We’re excited that Union bank is supporting our work to provide free digital trainings to young Nigerians. With over 97 million online subscribers, Nigeria continues to be one of the highest online populations in the world. And this presents big opportunities for economic growth. We believe that with the right digital skills, young Nigerians can better leverage the Internet to start and grow businesses, create employment for themselves and others, and boost economic growth in Nigeria.” said Bunmi Banjo, Digital Education Lead, Google Africa.
With topics ranging from content creation, digital strategy, web design, social media and app development, the free digital skills workshop gives millennials access to fundamental digital skills, enabling them to independently open up a world of opportunities for themselves.

 

About Union Bank Plc.
Established in 1917 and listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 1971, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. is a household name and one of Nigeria’s long-standing and most respected financial institutions. The Bank is a trusted and recognizable brand, with an extensive network of over 300 branches across Nigeria. In late 2012, a new Board of Directors and Executive Management team were appointed to Union Bank and in 2014 the Bank began executing a transformation programme to re-establish it as a highly respected provider of quality financial services. The Bank currently offers a variety of banking services to both individual and corporate clients including current, savings and deposit account services, funds transfer, foreign currency domiciliation, loans, overdrafts, equipment leasing and trade finance. The Bank also offers its
customers convenient electronic banking channels and products including Online Banking, Mobile Banking, Debit Cards, ATMs and POS Systems.

 

More information can be found at: www.unionbankng.com
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About Union Bank Plc.

 

Established in 1917 and listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 1971, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. is a household name and one of Nigeria’s long-standing and most respected financial institutions. The Bank is a trusted and recognizable brand, with an extensive network of over 300 branches across Nigeria.
In late 2012, a new Board of Directors and Executive Management team were appointed to Union Bank and in 2014 the Bank began executing a transformation programme to re-establish it as a highly respected provider of quality financial services.
The Bank currently offers a variety of banking services to both individual and corporate clients including current, savings and deposit account services, funds transfer, foreign currency domiciliation, loans, overdrafts, equipment leasing and trade finance. The Bank also offers its customers convenient electronic banking channels and products including Online Banking, Mobile Banking, Debit Cards, ATMs and POS Systems.

 

For more information about Union Bank of Nigeria, please visit www.unionbankng.com

Forward Looking Statement and Disclaimers
This announcement does not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to purchase, otherwise acquire, issue, subscribe for, sell or otherwise dispose of any securities, nor any solicitation of any offer to purchase, otherwise acquire, issue, subscribe for, sell, or otherwise dispose of any securities.

 

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