This year’s Employee Health Week of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited began on Monday, February 1, 2016 with an assurance by the financial institution that it would continue to encourage and execute programmes that will promote healthy living for employees and their families. It will run till February 6, 2016.
In a statement, FCMB explained that during the week, its employees will participate in various initiatives, in an effort to generate sustainability for a healthy lifestyle and initiate healthy activites on an ongoing basis.
Among the activities lined-up for the week is the setting-up of medical screening centres in 32 branches of the Bank across the country to check staff blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol and Body Mass Index (BMI). In addition, there will be free mammogram tests for all interested FCMB female employees and the spouses of male colleagues. These would be carried out by a team of highly experienced medical personnel.
Also, the Bank, through the services of a professional nutritionist, has produced a healthy eating cookbook containing details of how to prepare healthy versions of popular Nigerian dishes.
The highpoints of this year’s FCMB Employee Health Week is a family fitness day event for employees of the Bank, their spouses and children, scheduled to hold at Onikan Stadium, Lagos on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The event will involve various sporting and other fun-filled fitness activities
Commenting on the significance of the Health Week, the Divisional Head, Human Resources and Strategy, Felicia Obozuwa, said:
‘’Employee Health is a key priority for us. The Health Week is one of our initiatives that has been instituted to promote a healthy lifestyle for our employees and their family members to ensure a healthy society’. We recognize the enormous efforts and contributions of our employees in the growth and achievements recorded over the years by the Bank. We are determined to build an organization that is impactful in the lives of our employees and other stakeholders to reinforce our core values of professionalism, sustainability, customer focus and excellence. Hence, we will continue to carry out programmes that will ensure that our employees get the best information, to ensure the best state health, which is in line with our ‘great place to work’ mission’’.
First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited is a member of FCMB Group Plc, which is one of the leading financial services institutions in Nigeria with subsidiaries that are market leaders in their respective segments. Having successfully transformed to a retail and commercial banking-led group, FCMB expects to continue to distinguish itself by delivering exceptional customer experience, while empowering its customers to achieve their aspirations.