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Access Bank Rewards More NYSC Members

Access Bank Plc., as part of its commitment to continually empower the youth through various entrepreneurial initiatives, has rewarded 55 members of the batch A, stream two corps members across Nigeria with various cash grants.

A total of N15.5 million was given out to NYSC members with winning entrepreneurial ideas in Abuja, Delta, Kaduna, Kwara and Rivers States. The star winners went home with N1 million respectively.

Group Head, Consumer Banking, Access Bank, Njideka Esomeju said:

“We understand the role young people play in the community and the nation, and we are committed to supporting their aspirations.”

“The youths represent the future and hope of Nigeria. We will do all we can to support their innovative ideas.”

“Access Bank has been in a strategic partnership with NYSC since 2016. The relationship further evolved into the launch of Accessprenuer: The NYSC edition in February 2021. We have completed 13 editions of Accessprenuer competition, impacting 490 corps members with N195million seed capital.”

“We have a Facebook community where the winners of this editions will interact freely amongst themselves and inspire young entrepreneurs with similar aspirations. The facebook community has about 5,800 members.”

The Rivers State star prize winner, Obot thanked the bank for motivating him with a seed capital to realize his dream and have a brighter future as he plans to go into palm oil business.

Second runner up winner in Abuja, Nifemi Ademola who won N700,000 said:

“The seed capital money I won today will really assist to expand my business and also help me to acquire more tools that I need for efficient production in the future.”

The N400,000 winner in Kwara State, Ugah Ebuka said:

“A very big thank you to Access Bank and I pray that utilizing this cash for what it is actually meant for, my business will not just grow but be heard across the globe.”

Access Bank equally rewarded other corps members across the country in the 3rd, 4th, 5th – 10th positions with N400,000, N250,000, N150,000, and N100,000 respectively.

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