The second version of the First Financial institution Youth Empowerment Sequence, #YES2.zero held on Thursday, December 27th at Habour Level Victoria Island. Mentoring periods have been held for younger folks from 10 to 15 and 15 to 24.
The 10 to 15 group bought to hearken to Ibukun Awosika, the Chairman, Board of Administrators of First Financial institution who suggested them on making good impressions and empowering themselves knowledge-wise.
“Learn past your educational books, interact your dad and mom on very important info and shield your self from sure info that doesn’t add worth to you,” she stated.
Dr. Maymuna Yusuf Kadiri, founder, Pinnacle Medical Companies, mentioned melancholy with the 15 to 24 group. She stated melancholy was the primary explanation for incapacity worldwide
Femi Popoola, a medical pupil and one of many attendees, stated the occasion was actually enlightening and superb.
“I learnt about melancholy, suicide and the way to deal with individuals who might endure from melancholy. I used to be additionally glad to have met the Chairman Board of Administrators, FirstBank who was sensible along with her presentation.”
Popoola, who can be an entrepreneur, added that he would love to use what he learnt about cash administration to his shawarma enterprise.
One other attendee, Zainab Kadiri, stated she liked the subjects on monetary literacy.
“I’m a young person, however I’d additionally love to enter funding.”
Different mentors on the occasion have been Dr. Remind Banjoko, CEO dkb Markets; Module Kazeem, CEO Hopeful Hearts Basis; and Abiola Orojo, a mentor at Hopeful Hearts Basis.
The youths have been entertained by singer Mayorkun and DJ Shabsy. First Financial institution additionally arrange its Digital White House the place attendees bought to play video video games, take a spin of probability on the First Financial institution Goody Wheel and really feel like a star on the 360 digicam.
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