In fulfillment of its promise to contribute to the development of sports in the country, Premium Trust Bank has been named as the official banker for the 21st National Sports Festival holding in Asaba, Delta State.
This is coming barely a week after the bank unveiled one of its branches in Effurun, commercial hub of Delta State, with a promise to become the choice bank for Nigerian people.
The bank delegation led by its Managing Director, Mr Emmanuel Emefienim, were among the dignitaries who joined Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and the Minister for Youths and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare to unveil the official mascot and logo of the 21st National Sports Festival (NSF) scheduled to hold between November 2 and 15, 2022.
The National Sports Festival since its inception in 1973 is being hosted for the very first time in Asaba, Delta State.
Governor Okowa, in his remark at the unveiling ceremony held on Wednesday night at the Government House in Asaba, described the National Sports Festival as Nigeria’s version of the Olympic Games.
He assured that Delta will make sports festival an unforgettable experience for everyone attending the event in the state.
On his part, Managing Director of Premium Trust Bank, Mr Emmanuel Emefienim reiterated the Bank’s commitment to growth, impacting lives and communities.
He also highlighted that as the official Banker to the National Sports Festival, Delta 2022, the bank aims to contribute to the development of sports in Nigeria and foster unity in our diversity as a nation.
“In partnership with the National Sports Festival, Premium Trust Bank is committed to providing the needed platform to help athletes grow and excel in their chosen fields consistent with our tag line – “Together for Growth” .
He charged Nigerian youths to take advantage of the platform provided by this Sports Festival in their pursuit of excellence both within the country and at the international stage in sports.