The management of Zenith Bank has donated N20 million to assist in the hosting of the fast approaching Africa Youth Athletics Championships taking place in Warri, Delta State.
The competition, first of its kind, will take place between March 27th and 31st at the Warri Township Stadium.
Zenith Bank Managing Director, Godwin Emiefilie, while presenting the cheque told the Chairman of the Local Organising Committee for the Championships, Amaju Pinnick, stated that the donation was part of the bank’s contribution to the development of sports in the country.
According to Emiefilie, the bank is committed to the development of the Nigerian youth and contributing to sports development is one way of achieving this.
“Zenith Bank has been a tremendous help in trying to develop the Nigerian youth through sports and share in the vision of Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, in the area of sports. We are indeed very grateful to the bank for this kind gesture,” Pinnick said while responding to the bank’s donation.