The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) on Tuesday commended the support of Heritage Bank to tourism development in Nigeria.
This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos.
The statement said: “The Director General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs Sally Mbanefo, applauded the support of the Heritage Bank Plc for its identification with the cultural values and norms of Nigerians.??
She said that the bank had set itself apart as the only bank in Nigeria which celebrated the past glory of the citizens and worked towards establishing a solid economic platform.
Mbanefo said the bank had been identifying with the cultural aspirations of Nigeria as a nation by promoting the arts, crafts and culture of the people.
“Heritage bank has always been supporting various tourism events and projects which venerate and spotlight the cultural essence of the people,?? the director-general said.
She said that the current facelift given to the NTDC headquarters was financed and sponsored by the Heritage Bank, stressing that this was commendable.
“I commend their assistance and support toward face-lifting the NTDC headquarters into a world class Nigerian tourism showroom, ?? Mbanefo said.
She urged Nigerians to patronise Heritage Bank for financial support in promoting the nation?s culture, norms and values.
Mbanefo urged other banks and corporate institutions to take a cue from the Heritage Bank to reach out, add value to the society and let Nigerians feel their impact through corporate social responsibility initiatives.