Africa Day celebration lights up UBA

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Colourful African
attires brightened Monday morning in UBA’s offices across the continent on May
25, 2015 as UBA staff turned out in their best African dress styles to celebrate
Africa Day.  
Africa Day is an
annual celebration across the world. As a pan-African financial institution,
UBA uses the day to celebrate its multicultural identity on the continent.


At UBA House in
Lagos, traditional African dancers welcomed UBA staff, dressed in different
traditional attires into the building.
 
A key part of the
celebration at the UBA House was the search for the best dressed male and
female staff.  Oghenetega Adah, dressed
as a female Itshekiri bride, emerged the winner with the highest number of
votes in the female category while Salaam Saheed, who was garbed as a Yoruba
king, clinched the first price in the male category.

 

In UBA Kenya, the
Africa Day began on a high note with various members of staff showcasing their
unique African inspired attire as they reported to work.

 

Mbuyoti Mwitha Best Dressed Staff, UBAZambia
 
Leading the
celebration on behalf of the CEO/MD was Vincent Lubia, Director- Wholesale
Banking in his yellow and blue Kitenge shirt written “Furaha ya moyo” (my
joyous heart) that set the mood for the day.

UBA Nigeria Asaba 1 Business Office Best Dressed Staff on Africa Day 

The celebration
lasted all day ending in the evening with a message of unity and continued
drive to sustain UBA Kenya’s growth and profitability.
 
In UBA Sierra
Leone, Staff and Customers braved the EVD challenge in the country to celebrate
the Africa Day as a cultural troupe entertained staff and customers with
African beats.
UBA Sierra Leone Staff
 

 

The Africa Day celebrations
also held across the other 15 African subsidiaries in the UBA Group.  
UBA Ghana staff on Africa Day. 

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