United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc recently hosted guests at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos as it celebrated its staff that performed exceptionally well in the 2015 financial year. The event is a tradition that the bank has maintained since 2010. This was the eighth edition since its inception. The theme of the night was “The Evolution of UBA” and was aimed at celebrating UBA’s rich history as one of the biggest and dominant banks since its inception in 1949.
The event featured a dance drama headlined by top Nollywood stars like Segun Arinze, Norbert Young, Ireti Doyle and Gideon Okeke. They highlighted the men and women who have made UBA what it is today.
The multi-cultural diversity of the UBA group was evident at the event; including board members and managing directors of UBA’s subsidiaries in all its 18 countries of operations outside Nigeria. The highlight of the awards was the “GMD’s Special Award” for a staff that performed exceptionally in his or her assigned duties in 2015, displaying positive attitude towards work and colleagues, maturity in handling the bank’s internal and external customers etc.
By Pamela Echemunor