The United Bank of Africa UBA, has emerged the Bank of the Year 2020 in 6 different countries, for the second year running.
The bank’s multiple initiatives in digital technology, amongst other things have been recognised in the world’s leading Award in finance, Banker Awards, in Benin, Cote D’Ivoire, Chad, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Zambia.
The 2020 edition of the awards ceremony was held virtually on Wednesday, 2nd December, 2020, and UBA clinging 6 awards makes it the second time ever in the history of the awards that any banking group will be getting many as six awards all in the same year.
Speaking at the event, John Everington, Middle East and Africa Editor for The Banker said that the process of the decision for the Bank Of The Year award was highly analytical and rigorous as more banks applied for the awards than any other categories. Read also: “Don’t Unfreeze #EndSARS Campaigners Bank Accounts”, CBN Appeals To High Court
“More banks apply for the Bank of the Year Awards than any other similar process and our access to data on each bank and our focus on transformation, inclusion and diversity in the industry is well known. Winning Bank of the Year, this year more than any other, is an opportunity for your Bank to position itself as playing a key role in what the future holds and building towards a recovery in economies in 120 countries worldwide,” Everington said.