Sterling Bank Plc said it is collaborating with the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) to develop a “mutually beneficial relationship between the bank and members of the association.”
The bank’ Business Executive, Retail & Consumer Banking Lagos, Olusoji Akintola, said the bank entered into the partnership as part of its strategic focus to contribute to the growth of the Nigerian economy by investing heavily in five sectors of the economy which include health, education, agriculture, renewable energy and transportation.
Bankole Bernard, NANTA’s president asked the bank to provide funding to the travelling public in order to guarantee steady income for members of the association who will then earn commission from passengers who travel with the airlines.
Earlier, the Head of Sterling Bank’s Transport & Maritime Sector, Olusegun Akinsanya said the bank would put together series of products for operators in the sector in line with their unique business model “to enable us customize them in line with your requirements and peculiar situation.”
He said the bank will remain committed to support members of the association to expand their business scope and become stronger players in the market and thanked the leadership of NANTA for providing the right platform for business engagement between it and the bank.