Bank restates commitment to women entrepreneurs’ empowerment


Skye Bank Plc has restated its commitment to empowering women entrepreneurs across various sectors of the Nigerian economy.

The bank restated its position during the presentation of certificates of proficiency to three members of the Skye Pearl community who participated in the just concluded three months art of fashion training organised by Ibile Vogue Academy.

The training, which is a give back initiative of Skye Bank and Ibile Vogue Academy, entails both executive and full time classes that builds students’capacity about fashion; from pattern drafting, colour sequencing, garment construction to soft business skills; as well as provide linkages to help students develop their own clothing line with the aim of grooming top notch fashionpreneurs.


Speaking at the presentation of the certificate, the Head, Retail Banking, Skye Bank Plc., Mrs. Ayodele Olojede, lauded the graduands and thanked everyone who played a significant role in making the dreams of the participants in the training come true. She challenged them to start adding value with the skills they have acquired, so as to stay competitive.

Mrs. Olojede also noted that the initiative was embarked upon as part of the gains of being part of the Skye Pearl community.

“This, for us, is both a give-back and value add under our Skye Pearl Initiative beyond just funding which a bank is naturally known for adding that, “our aim is to address the peculiar challenges of the woman, the wife, the mother and the professional with a view to empowering her economically.

On her part, the Director of Studies, Ibile Vogue Academy, Mrs. Temitope Olanre-Alade, applauded the bank for the initiative and particularly for providing the platform (Skye Pearl) that made it possible for her organization to also give back to society.