Ace athlete Blessing Okagbare has been unveiled as a brand ambassador for one of the country's foremost and largest financial service institution in Nigeria.
The bank’s head of marketing and corporate communications, Folake Ani-Mumuney, stated that FirstBank is proud to be associated with the Nigerian track queen especially because of her strong qualities, resilience and focus, that identify with the brand’s promise to deliver the gold standard of value and excellence to it’s customers.
"First Bank’s endorsement of Okagbare reinforces the Bank’s core values of Passion, Partnership and People while it also underpins the Bank’s stance to collaborate with its stakeholders and provide support in all aspects of their lives," the bank said in a statement by its spokesperson, Folake
"The Bank is pleased to associate with Blessing’s qualities and achievements and is proud to present her as a model of hard work and exploits to the youth
“We are particularly proud of Blessing’s feats in Africa and the globe at large and we were her proud promoters during the 2012 London Olympics.
"We are optimistic that this endorsement will inspire our youth towards the achievement of their dreams” stated the spokesperson
Blessing who is excited to be working with the brand, stated that FirstBank is an iconic brand which has always been at the fore-front of national development, especially in the areas of sport and talent development, having been a recipient of their support in the past. She is looking forward to promoting the Bank’s initiatives and inspiring young people, especially future athletes, towards achieving their dreams.