Heritage Bank Partners with D’banj for Agropreneur

By on June 23, 2014

At an event held at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, D’Banj aka Koko master, signed a deal with Heritage Bank to start a programme that would emphasize on agriculture and agro-economic enterprise. Bayo Ogunnusi, Group Head, SME Banking, Heritage Bank, commenting during the unveiling of the project, said that Heritage Bank made his pleasure to partner the Koko Master for the project known.

“We are pleased to collaborate with Dbanj for the Nigeria Agricultural Entrepreneur Initiative (Agropreneur). As a bank, our ideology is to create, preserve and transfer wealth across generations; this initiative falls right within our purview”, he said.

Labeled Koko Agropreneur, the project is conceived to inspire youths to support the agricultural revolution being advocated by the Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, as part of the nation’s Transformation Agenda.

“It is designed to buttress the importance of small and medium enterprises as a veritable platform for future economic well-being of the country,” said Dbanj, who donated N50 million to Agropreneur after he was appointed the brand ambassador for the initiative.

 

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