UBA wins ‘African Champion of the Year’
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc was named the African Champion of the Year 2023 at the just-concluded Africa Financial Industry Summit, held in Lome, Togo.
The Africa Financial Industry Summit (AFIS), organised by Jeune Media Group, publishers of pan-African publications, Jeune Afrique and African Report, is largely renowned for its acknowledgment of outstanding achievements in the financial sector.
UBA won the award as a result of the bank’s exceptional contribution and significant impact in shaping the financial landscape in Africa, said a statement by the bank.
This huge recognition, according to the organiser, stands as a testament to the UBA’s unwavering commitment to excellence and innovation as well as its pivotal role in shaping the financial landscape across the African continent.
Managing Director of Jeune Media Group, Amir Ben Yahmed, emphasised UBA’s commitment to fostering economic growth, financial inclusion, and technological advancement. According to him, these have worked towards positioning the bank as a true trailblazer in the African financial sector.
The Executive Director/ Chief Executive Officer, UBA Africa, Abiola Bawuah, who received the award on behalf of the bank, expressed her excitement as she noted that UBA remains even more poised to contribute significantly to the economic growth and prosperity of the continent.
“We are honoured to be recognized as the African Champion of the Year at AFIS 2023. This achievement reflects the collective efforts of our dedicated team and the trust of our valued customers,” she said.
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