Less than 10 days to the 2016 Rio Olympics, Union Bank of Nigeria has promised to financially support Team Nigeria with the sum of 25 million naira in order to encourage competing athletes.
The bank in a statement pledged 250,000 naira to each members of the Olympics and Paralympics numbering to 100.
Union Bank of Nigeria on its twitter handle on Tuesday said it is their collective responsibility to support and uplift athletes participating in this year Olympic game.
The statement according to their twitter handles @UNIONBANK_NG reads in part“We just pledged ₦25 million to the 100 #TeamNigeria Olympics & #Paralympics athletes” #UnionBankCares #Rio2016
“We pledge ₦250,000 to each member of Rio2016 Olympics & paralympics athlete. #SupportTeamNigeria #UnionBankCares.
When our athletes win, we share the pride, when they lose, we share the pain. #SupportTeamNigeria #Rio2016 #UnionBankCares
It is our collective responsibility to support & uplift them”, #Rio2016 #SupportTeamNigeria #UnionBankCares