JAN Wins FILEX Corporate Achievement Award
JAN received the “Corporate Achievement Award to a non-financial institution” at the annual Financial Literacy Excellence (FILEX) Awards. The Award which is aimed at celebrating and recognizing leadership and innovations that promote financial literacy in Nigeria was presented to JAN for its impact in financial literacy nationwide.
Speaking at the awards ceremony, Dr. Bola Fajemirokun of DIN Resource Centre said “The Awards celebrate the important work by individuals and organizations aimed at improving knowledge and awareness of financial matters among consumers. Financial Literacy can only be achieved through targeted financial education initiatives and these must be grounded in a thorough understanding of the financial behaviours and attitudes of Nigerian consumers”.
On receiving the award, the Associate Director of Programs, JAN, Ms. Adaeze Oputa expressed JAN’s appreciation stating that Financial Literacy, Work Readiness and Entreprenurship remains at the core of JAN’s programs. “The financial literacy program of the CBN and JAN was aimed at changing the mindset of young people by inculcating in them sound financial intelligence and discipline as they learn to save to earn and save early in life.” JAN won the award alongside other organizations and individuals, namely: Access Bank (Corporate Achievement Award for a financial institution) Business Day Newspaper (Innovation Award) and Nimi Akinkugbe (Consumer Champion Award).