The Unity Bank Managing Director/ Chief Executive Mrs. TomiSomefun has advised students to be cautious in embracing Social Media; warning that addiction to all forms ‘gadgetization’ and social media tools could result to major distraction and negative influences that may derail their future.
The Managing Director/CEO of Unity Bank, Mrs. Tomi Somefun (R) and Assistant Administrator, Holy Child College Ikoyi Sr. Genevieve Ibedu SHCJ, (L), flanked by the students of the Holy Child College during the hosting of the student by the Bank as part of activities marking the 2017 Children’s Day celebration in Lagos.
Mrs. Somefun gave the advice when Unity Bank hosted students of the Holy Child College, Ikoyi, as part of the activities to mark the 2017 Children’s day celebration.The high point of the activities was the role play by Miss Stephanie Okafor, who was the One-Day CEO of Unity Bank.
“The internet is a good resource for academic work as well as for sharing of information in a cost effective manner and there is no doubt about the values it has brought to the society. However, there is need for caution as excessive exposure/use of the internet and other social media tools could adversely affectchildren in their formative years”, she stated.
She tasked the students to remain focused and work hard for the attainment of their respective dreams while making career choices. “You can be anything you want to be. No dream is too big, keep your focus and never allow anything to distract you”, she advised.
The Managing Director/CEO Unity Bank Plc, Mrs. Tomi Somefun (standing) offers her seat to Miss Stephanie Okafor, student of Holy Child College Ikoyi, who played the role of CEO of Unity Bank for a day as part the activities marking the 2017 Children’s day celebration in Lagos.
She had informed the students of the core values of the Bank which include: teamwork, honesty, integrity, excellence, dependability, empathy and passion adding that the values are philosophies that guide the business in fulfilling its obligation to stakeholders
The hosting of theHoly Child College students by the MD/CEO of Unity Bank at theBank’s Head Office in Lagos was the climax of week-long activities which witnessed the excursion of many schools across the country to different branches of Unity Bank in commemoration of this years’ children’s day celebration.
Mrs. TomiSomefun is an alumnus of Holy Child College, Ikoyi.