First City Monument Bank (FCMB), has moved the train of its nationwide Study Abroad Exhibitions to Lagos in furtherance of its Education Advisory Services, to guide Nigerians on how to prepare and get the necessary support for foreign institutions’ admission.
The nationwide Study Abroad Exhibitions, being hosted by FCMB in partnership with MOD Services and colleges and universities abroad, had been held earlier in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano, before its debut today in Lagos.
The initiative becomes relevant to the nation’s educational needs in view of the hassles Nigerian students go through in their efforts to get admission in foreign institutions.
Commenting on the exhibitions, the Bank’s Executive Director, Retail Banking, Mr. Olu Akanmu said: “At FCMB, we walk and work with our customers to fulfil their life aspirations, their families and their businesses, including the provision of the best education.
“The FCMB Education Advisory Services in partnership with MOD Services and international partners also cover school admission process, Visa processing, travel and examination Preparation.
“We recognise that knowledge of what to do and how to do it matters in securing good overseas education. FCMB will also be providing prompt school fees and living allowances remittance, loans to support school fees payment and international cards to support living overseas for Nigerian students”, the banker added.
He said that the initiative was being supported by many organizations, including “Lufthansa Airline, beside other partner airlines on board to offer students, discounted fares under this scheme. This also covers their guardians accompanying them.
“In addition, we have AXA Mansard coming on board to provide medical cover for the students to the tune of $60,000 a year. So, if you are planning to travel abroad for education, be sure to attend the FCMB Study Abroad Exhibitions holding this weekend in Lagos State”, Akanmu said.