Heritage Bank Plc, has announced the takeoff of its capacity development programme for Small and Medium Enterprises with the sponsorship of the entrepreneurial reality show, the fifth season of the Next Titan. Fela Ibidapo, Divisional Head, Corporate Communications, at a media briefing said interest and sponsorship for the programme stems from the alignment in goals with the corporate aspiration of Heritage Bank. Ibidapo said: “Banking is not necessarily about how much we make from you, but also about encouraging success of initiatives that support economic development programmes.”
The Next Titan is an entrepreneurial scheme that has operated in the past four years and contributed to employment generation in Nigeria. Speaking at the occasion, Mide Kunle-Akinlaja, Executive Producer, The Next Titan, disclosed that the success stories of winners from the previous editions have been phenomenal. He said being on national television, The Next Titan has positively impacted on the generality of young people and other viewers.