Pan-African financial services institutions, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, is set to showcase its unity in diversity as it joins the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s Africa Day.
The bank will celebrate this all important day on Friday, May 25th2018, across all its 20 African countries of operations with the theme: ‘The Colour of Africa: Celebrating our Diversity’.
Africa Day is an annual event, dedicated to celebrate the diversity of the African continent, as well as to highlight the cultural and economic potential that exists on the continent. UBA Staff will set the pace in the celebration as they dress to work in a display of the best of Africa’s rich attire.
Already, plans are in place to make this year’s celebrations the talk of the continent, as all the business offices across Africa, are ready to mark the day in grand style, with unique African-themed decorations adorning the branches; lots of African delicacies and a special ambience to showcase that the pan-African bank takes huge pride in its African heritage.
The Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Relations, UBA , Bola Atta who expressed the bank’s readiness to participate in this important event, said the annual event had become a lifestyle for the bank, adding, “We at UBA celebrate Africa Day with the rest of Africa. We are Africa, United by one Bank.”
A major highlight of the event will be the selection of two best dressed staff (male and female) representing any African culture. The two staff members, who will emerge through the highest votes by other staff, as the overall winners will be rewarded with an all-expense paid 5-day trip (for they and their partner) to exotic African destinations.
UBA’s celebrates Africa Day annually in line with the official celebration by African nations on the 25th of May, reiterating its long-held of rekindling the African spirit that drives the group’s vision to be a dominant financial services provider on the continent as it finances Africa’s emergence as a recognizable economic power.