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UBA holds special CEO awards gala to celebrate platinum anniversary

Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc over the weekend, celebrated 70 years of operations and excellent services to its customers.

Clients, friends and well-wishers from all works of life joined the UBA Group led by the Chairman Mr Tony O. Elumelu, to commemorate 70 years of legacy with the organisation which has over the decades, emerged as one of Africa’s topmost financial giants.

For seventy years, UBA has extended its operations and quality services to at least twenty African states as well as the United Kingdom, the USA and France- feat worth celebrating.

The platinum anniversary of UBA was combined with the bank’s annual CEO awards ceremony as members of staff from all 23 countries of operations who had excelled over the past year were rewarded in the midst of thousands of guests.

“It is a time to celebrate UBA’s rich heritage and legacy over 70 years and to tell everyone who has contributed to what UBA is today, that we appreciate all they have been doing and how they have ensured that the investment put into the bank over the past decades have paid off,”UBA Chairman Tony Elumelu said.

Showing gratitude to the staff and giant team that has worked tirelessly for the past seventy years Tony Elumelu  invited all past chairmen, board members and management as well as senior staff both past and present on stage as a sign of gratitude.

“These are cherished moments for us, and we’d like to thank all of you who have made it possible for us to be where we are today. Thank you to everyone, our customers, stakeholders and those who have passed through UBA and worked hard to lay a solid foundation for creating a foremost institution. It is an evening worth celebrating for us all. 70 years is a huge number, a milestone achievement,” Mr. Elumelu enthused.

The night was equally an opportunity for the institution to present its achievements over the past 70 years as well as some of its objectives for the coming years,

“Every year, it is our tradition to appreciate our people who have put in their very best and gone far and beyond the call of duty to deliver excellent services to our customers and this year is even more exciting as we celebrate 70 years of our existence,” the  Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Kennedy Uzoka said as he commended the staff  for their hard work and resilience that have contributed to UBA retaining its position as Africa’s top bank of choice.

 Mr Jim Ovia, Chairman of Zenith bank, commended the management and staff of the bank, adding that “UBA remains one of the greatest banks in Sub Saharan Africa. UBA is built to last. I heartily congratulate all staff and shareholders. I should have bought UBA shares but I guess it is not too late to do that’ he stated.

UBA stand out as a Pan African Bank working relentlessly to be a role model on the continent by creating superior value for its customers and abiding by the utmost professional and ethical standards to sustain an enduring financial institution.

UBA Cameroon is proud to a part of this group that works hard to delight all customers. After more than 10 years of doing business in the country UBA Cameroon is poised to expand its network, provide the best customer experience and adapted modern products and services.

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