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Sterling Bank partners govt on airport upgrade

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Sterling Bank Plc has collaborated with the Lagos State Port Health Authority and the Federal Ministry of Aviation to upgrade the facilities at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) arrival terminals D and E with the installation of free Wi-Fi connection and additional air conditioning units for arriving passengers.

Divisional Head, Health and Education Sectors, Sterling Bank Plc, Mr. Obinna Ukachukwu said the installations were to welcome arriving travellers comfortably and allow passengers easily book the necessary COVID-19 tests on arrival from the comfort of their devices. This was in conjunction with the Lagos State Port Health Authority, Lagos State Ministry of Health and the Federal Ministry of Aviation.

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He said the collaboration was another evidence of the bank’s role in the nation’s efforts to combat the scourge of the coronavirus pandemic by making it easy for inbound passengers to connect to tech-focused solutions needed to book tests upon arrival and also to keep the economy open.

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According to him, health is the first of the five sectors where the bank is concentrating investments under its HEART’s of Sterling programme since 2018.

The other sectors are education, agriculture, renewable energy and transportation. The bank is also active in supporting the tourism sector.

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