FBNBank marks World Polio Day

FBNBank Ghana has actually signed up with the world to mark this year’s World Polio Day on Monday, 24 October 2022.

This year’s event of World Polio Day was commemorated in Accra at the Airport View hotel with the style ‘A Healthier Future for Mothers and Children’.

FBNBank for many years has actually played an active function in promoting for an end to Polio with the assistance of the National Polio Plus Committee and Rotary in Ghana.

In line with this, the Bank has actually supported the activities targeted at removing the illness. This year, FBNBank is supporting the nationwide efforts with Twenty-five Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHS25,000) consisting of a Fifteen Thousand Ghana Cedi (GHS15,000) contribution to the National Polio Plus Committee, Five Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHS5,000) each to the Rotary Club of Ho and the Rotary Club of Hohoe.

Speaking on the Bank’s contribution to the project versus Polio, Mr. Victor Yaw Asante Managing Director of FBNBank who functions as the Governor of Rotary District 9102 which consists of Ghana, Niger, Benin and Togo stated “Polio is a transmittable illness, contracted by kids which can cause paralysis in the body. We are really positive that together with our partners we can proceed and eliminate this canker that has actually been with us for years.”

” Eradication is possible through mass immunization and vaccination. As a bank, we are devoted to this battle due to the fact that we have more than the years stayed focused in putting our stakeholders initially that includes the whole Ghanaian population. Our position is enhanced by the partners we have on our side. Rotary International is understood around the world for the efforts it has actually made in the battle versus polio and the National Polio Plus Committee has actually been really important in attaining the successes Ghana has actually made in the battle versus Polio. On the FBNBank side, our dedication has actually been possible due to the fact that of the enthusiasm of our individuals. We at FBNBank for that reason think that we can continue to make gains.”

” We nevertheless think we would accomplish a higher effect if more business entities sign up with the battle and support the activities of the National Polio Committee and the Rotary Clubs in Ghana. Collaborating, we will win.”

World Polio Day has actually been observed on the 24 th day of October of every year given that 1988 to raise awareness on polio and to take procedures towards eliminating this illness. The event likewise offers a chance to highlight international efforts towards a polio-free world and honour the steadfast contributions of those on the frontlines in the battle to get rid of polio from every part of the world.

In a speech provided on behalf of the World Health Organization Representative in Ghana, Dr. Francis Kasolo by Dr. Michael Rockson Adjei, Immunization Officer at the (WHO) stated, “World Polio Day highlights the international efforts to end polio worldwide. As a company, we can draw motivation from the WHO European Region which accomplished a polio-free status 20 years ago to increase their efforts to attain exact same for our nation and the Africa Region. The unveiling of the “End Polio Now” flag, must act as a suggestion to enhance the dedication to keep fair high immunization protection, premium monitoring to find any existence of the infection and prepare to react in case of a break out and likewise utilize our sis firms to continue the cooperation with all partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in supporting the Government of Ghana to end Polio.”

FBNBank has in its 26 years of running in Ghana stayed focused on putting its clients and neighborhoods. This, it has actually looked for to do through the abundant worth and quality of what the Bank adds to the relationship with its stakeholders as an entire, especially the clients. FBNBank Ghana belongs to the First Bank of Nigeria Limited Group, which is renowned for its terrific client service and basic stakeholder engagement gathered over its 128 years of operation. FBNBank Ghana has 25 branches and 2 firms throughout the nation with over 500 personnel. FBNBank provides universal banking services to people and organizations in Ghana.


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