FBNBank Ghana marked 2021 World Polio Day with a donation of GHS20,000 to support the polio eradication efforts of the National Polio Plus Committee of Ghana and the Rotary Clubs of Anarji, Cape Coast, Takoradi, Tarkwa and Winneba. Over the years, FBNBank Ghana has supported the efforts of public and social organisations in fighting. The National Polio Plus Committee and Rotary Clubs in Ghana are regular beneficiary partners of bank.

Mr. Victor Asante, FBNBank’s Managing Director commented on the serious threat polio poses the lives of individuals and communities and its ability to disrupt progress and shatter dreams, limiting development.

FBNBank considers the fight to keep polio at zero an imperative. Over the years we have seen the commitment shown by partners and this has given us the needed assurance that together we can succeed at keeping polio at zero… As a Bank, our stake in this fight is to ensure that our communities are inhabited by people who are not threatened by issues like polio.

Mr. Victor Asante | Managing Director, FBNBank Ghana

Mr. Asante recognized the staff of the bank who passionately contributed to the cause in diverse ways and further strengthened the bank’s determination to pursue the cause of eradicating polio in Ghana. He explained that, in many ways, the bank’s dedication bore ample testimony to its brand promise, which puts stakeholders first. “In this case, we are putting the people in our communities at the heart of what we do because it means more than an annual event to us,” Mr. Asante added.

”Over the years, World Polio Day has been observed on the 24th of October of every year. World Polio Day is an annually celebrated event to increase awareness of issues around polio and take measures towards eradicating this disease. These celebrations are primarily by healthcare workers, front-line staff and non-governmental or not-for-profit organisations whose efforts have helped to contain the disease and has brought the world to near zero status.

The 2021 World Polio Day is being held under the theme ‘One day, One focus. Ending Polio‘ and will be used to focus attention on worldwide activities that are aimed at fighting polio.

Over the past 25 years of operating in Ghana, FBNBank has focused on putting its customers and communities first by providing rich value and excellence in stakeholder relationships, particularly it relations with customers. FBNBank Ghana has 20 branches and two agencies across Ghana with close to 500 staff.