#BankWars: Sterling Bank Takes down Tweet, Apologises to Aggrieved Parties

Sterling Bank has taken down its tweet which caused what was referred to as #BankWars on social media over the weekend.

The tweet made by the financial institution as it’s new marketing camapign had featured the icons of it’s competitors; GT Bank, Union Bank, First Bank, Access Bank who did not receive a warm reception which saw series of shades back and forth from the aggrieved banks and customers who also joined the crossfire of words. (Click here if you missed it).

Below is the tweet that caused the drama.

“Shoot for the moon, become a star – it’s the least you deserve. Welcome to Sterling Bank”

But according to fillers around, one of the banks had made a report to the Nigeria’s Apex Bank, CBN about the matter which they regarded as representing their brand in “bad light”.

But you can equally agree that this was one of the most interesting moments of Twitter in Nigeria.

Written by Prince Simeon

Goldenchyld is the Head Publicist and Blogger at Hypestation Nigeria. He has interest that cuts across lifestle, tech, music and other things that affect everyday living. Follow him on Twitter @goldenchylduno and @goldenchyld_ on Instagram


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