CBN and The Community
In the year 2023, the Bank through its Corporate Social Responsibility efforts, assisted in the promotion and development of sports in Nigeria. The Bank participated in various sporting activities.
CBN JUNIOR TENNIS TOURNAMENT
The finals of the 18th edition of the "CBN Junior Tennis Tournament" was held at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Racecourse, Lagos on Saturday, 25th March, 2023. The high point of the tournament was the emergence of Chidubem Amassaini and Etioro Bassey as the most outstanding players of the tournament for Boys and Girls categories respectively. Furthermore, It is worthy of note that Seun Ogunsakin, last year’s most outstanding player of the boys categories and also a past winner of the tournament is one of the thirty two (32) players selected to represent Nigeria at the Wimbledon Championship in London 2023.
CBN SENIOR OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP
The finals of the 45th edition of the "CBN Senior Open Tennis Championship" was held at the Tennis Complex, Pakage B, Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Saturday, 27th May, 2023. The star match saw Ekpenyong David Peter defeating Oparaoji Uche to emerge winner of the Men’s Single category. Marylove Edward retained her title by defeating Aanu Ayiegbusi. Adewale Oluwa Damilare Alex and Omisore Kafayat won the Men’s and Ladies Wheelchair categories respectively. In the Doubles category the pairs of Abamu Mathew and Micheal Chima Nyegbule, and Edwards Marylove and Aanu Ayiegbusi emerged winners.