Fidelity Bank Plc on Saturday said there was need for youth empowerment to curb crime and unemployment in the country.
The Managing Director of the Bank, Mr Nnamdi Okonkwo, disclosed this during the year-end appreciation party, themed; ‘Give them Wings’, at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The event, which was hosted by television personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and veteran actress Kate Henshaw, was attended by traditional rulers and captains of industries.
Okonkwo said that the bank was hosting the party having realised that without customers, shareholders and stakeholders, there will be no bank.
Present at the event were Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat, Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Alhaji Nasiru Yusuf-Gawuna, Deputy Governor of Kano State.
The bank also appreciated employees with awards for excellent performance in various categories.