Monday, June 4, 2018

RC in Singida tells farmers and traders to keep their money in banks

Farmers and traders in Singida region have been urged to make use of the financial institutions such as banks to keep their money so as to avoid unnecessary expenditures instead of keeping the lot in unsafe environment at their homes something that is very dangerous. Speaking at the launch of an agent office working on behalf of the National Micro-Finance Bank (NMB) last week in Singida town, the Singida Regional Commissioner Dr. Rehema Nchimbi said that farmers especially youths are lucky to have getting money due to the sales of the agricultural crops such as onions, sunflower. She said it is prudent for them to keep their income sales profits in banks during harvesting time, so that these would help for their future economic development as is the only safest method of keeping money. 

The RC has called on youths to twist their mindset and prepare for their future life by developing the culture of keeping money in banks for their future economic development. She said that, the launching of the NMB agent office is one step forward to show that the region is economically developing bearing in mind the fact that, the town is closer to the newly declared country’s capital city of Dodoma. Earlier during the launch, the NMB’s Bank manager of the central zone Nsolo Mlozi said that the new agent for the bank from GMM Group Company is included among the 6,001 agents the bank has countrywide. He said that, the NMB targets to have 10,000 agents by end of this year with a view tio make sure that the local community especially in rural areas receives their financial and banking services.

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