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UBA officially launched UK branch

  • UBA officially launched UK branch

UBA officially launched UK branch, Africa’s Global Bank(United Bank for Africa) yesterday officially launched her United Kingdom branch in London.

  • About UBA Group

United Bank for Africa Plc is incorporated in Nigeria and quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. It is the third largest bank in Nigeria, with an estimated 10% market share. It is one of the largest and most prominent banks in Africa. The UBA Group has over 20,000 employees working in 23 countries.

The bank which currently operates in 20 African countries, Paris and New York, United States of America made a grand entrance into the Queen’s country in the city of black cabs.

 

 

UBA officially launched UK branch

UBA Chairman Tony Elumelu and GMD Kennedy Uzoka

  • About UBA UK

UBA UK was originally established in 1995 under the name Afrinvest Securities Ltd and was ultimately fully acquired by United Bank for Africa Plc in 2013. UBA UK received authorisation to commence wholesale banking operations on 19th March 2018.

Located in the heart of the City of London, United Bank for Africa (UK) Limited exploits its unique geographical reach to support and facilitate the international movement of goods and capital between Africa and its trading partners.

UBA had earlier this year launched a new branch in Mali.

UBA officially launched UK branch

UBA chairman Tony Elumelu and his wife Dr. Awele Elumelu

The much anticipated event had the executive management team of UBA in attendance, the Group Chairman Mr. Tony Elumelu ,the Group Managing Director, Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, the Group Deputy Managing Director, Mr. Victor Osadolor, Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote ,UBA boards members amongst others.

UBA officially launched UK branch

L-R: UBA GMD Kennedy Uzoka, Aliko Dangote, UBA Chairman Tony Elumelu

UBA officially launched UK branch

UBA UK Executive management team

Top Nigerian music stars Kokomaster Dbanj and starboy Wizkid performed at the event.

UBA officially launched UK branch

Dbanj and Wizkid

UBA officially launched UK branch

Dbanj performing

UBA officially launched UK branch

UBA Chairman Tony Elumelu and Wizkid

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