Africa’s global bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has reaffirmed its commitment to drive development, growth and unity in Africa.
The Chairman, UBA Group, Tony Elumelu stated this while speaking at the fifth edition of the UBA Africa Conversation.
Elumelu, emphasized the bank’s pivotal role in driving positive change across the continent and its dedication to unlocking Africa’s vast potential.
The leading pan-African financial institution also reiterated its commitment to promoting gender equality.
However, the Group Managing Director, UBA Plc., Oliver Alawuba, who also spoke at the UBA Africa Conversation on the theme; ‘Innovation on the Continent for Growth,’ said;
“It is very apt for our conversation because of the challenges and the opportunities that Africa as a continent is faced with; but the truth remains that between these challenges and opportunities is a thin line which we believe UBA Group can help unlock the challenges and engineer prosperity.”
Furthermore, the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, UBA Africa, Abiola Bawuah, affirming the bank’s commitment to promoting gender equality, said;
“As it stands, we have more female board members than any bank, thanks to the Chairman of the board, Tony Elumelu, who believes that women can occupy top roles in organisations and excel.”
“This is very remarkable, and I know that other organisations have started trying to emulate this. So, by this move, we are leading the positive change in Africa, and this is very laudable.”