The Chief Executive Officer, Pamodzi Sports Marketing, Mike Itemuagbor and promoter of Okpekpe International Road Race has said the Ecobank Rapid Transfer product was most ideal and suited for the race scheduled for May 7th in in Edo State.
Itemuagbor observed that the product would adequately cater for over 3000 local and international professional athletes expected at the competition including sports enthusiasts and government officials across the continent.
According to him, “The Okpekpe Road Race is global competition. It is therefore natural we look for a bank with a product that has international appeal. This informed our choice of Ecobank Rapid Transfer. The product has contributed immensely to the success of the past competitions.”
Speaking on the partnership recently, Ecobank’s Managing Director, Charles Kie said the Ecobank Rapid Transfer was best suited for the competition that has grown to have global recognition. This year’s partnership is the 3rd on the row the bank is getting the official money transfer status of the renowned Okpekpe Road Race.
According to Kie, the Ecobank Rapid Transfer is an innovative money transfer services available within Nigeria and countries in Africa where Ecobank is present. “The service was conceived out of the need to provide quick, convenient, accessible, and reliable money transfer facility for our retail and wholesale customers and non-customers of the bank”.
Kie is optimistic that the Ecobank Rapid Transfer will provide the much-needed ease of financial transactions during and after the competition, and urged all the participants to avail themselves of the opportunities provided by the bank.