Unity Bank Plc, in line with its commitment to promoting eco-friendly initiatives, partnered Selah Gardens to hold an Open Day and Exhibition for Gardeners and stakeholders in the Botanical and Horticultural fields.
The Open Day was conceived to promote entrepreneurship amongst Florists, Plant Farmers, Garden Furniture makers, Hand Crafters, Landscape Artists, and Dealers in Garden equipment & Accessories, who participated in the Tradeshow to display their wares and designs at the two-day Exhibition and Fair.
As a further demonstration of the Bank’s commitment to supporting Agriculture and SMEs in general, the event formed part of efforts by Unity Bank to promote sustainable agriculture and preserve, restore, beautify and enhance the environment.
Speaking on the collaboration, the Managing Director/CEO of Unity Bank Plc, Mrs Tomi Somefun, stated that the event is not only part of its Corporate Social Responsibility but also a further demonstration of its commitment to supporting Agriculture and SMEs.
She further opined that
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“the Bank is convinced that the impact of this initiative will be well felt in a number of areas as it falls within the Bank’s core strategic focus, agriculture and its extended value chain”.
It would be recalled that Unity Bank has been in the forefront in promoting access to finance by players in agriculture and agri-business, leveraging on the bank’s rich history and experience in supporting agricultural businesses through robust financial inclusion strategy, the Bank’s extensive branch network in Nigeria’s agricultural belt and a supporting technology that enables it reach millions of Small Holder Farmers in rural Nigeria.