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Globetrotting banker appeals to Nigerian diaspora to send money home

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 05:50

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As head of Sterling Bank's year-old diaspora services programme. Mr Adeyemi travelled from Lagos to Glasgow, Manchester and Belfast to drum up 5,000 new accounts in Nigeria from Nigerians living in Britain. He is planning another multi-city trip, probably to Chicago and Atlanta, by April.

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TUNJI Adeyemi travelled from Lagos to Britain seeking to persuade Nigerians living there to deposit their pounds in his bank's vaults. Based on the crowds of people sitting at tables filling out forms in a Glasgow arts centre, he found a receptive audience.

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