Ecobank Nigeria has announced the return of its financial inclusion and youth engagement tour across tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
The campus tour is aimed at educating students about various digital products available to them and encouraging easy adoption of these channels in a fun and exciting manner.
Announcing the commencement of the second phase of the campus activation campaign, the bank’s Head, Consumer banking, Ayodele Osolake, stated that the activation train will berth at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) during the new week and subsequently storm twelve other campuses.
The other campuses include, University of Benin (UNIBEN), Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Federal University of Technology Minna (FUTMinna), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Federal College of Education Zaria, University of Ibadan (UI), Bayero University Kano (BUK), among others.
Report revealed that Ecobank decided to continue with the digitization drive on campuses following the successes achieved during the last episode of the campaign, when thousands of youths were successfully boarded on the Ecobank digital platforms.
“Showcasing our various digital products on offer to an increasingly digital audience is a perfect match; they have found it much easier and simpler to transact remotely, thus meeting up with their financial and lifestyle needs, without having to walk into a branch,” Osolake stated.
She further explained that during the activations, the bank will set up free WiFi centres tagged the ‘Xpress Corner’, which will give the students free internet access and also afford them the chance to win exciting prizes.