• Fri. Jul 12th, 2024

UBA GMD Oliver Alawuba Named Chairman of CIBN Body of Banks’ CEOs

The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Oliver Alawuba, has been appointed as the Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) Body of Banks’ CEOs. The CIBN announced this prestigious appointment on its website on Monday, July 8, 2024.

Alawuba’s appointment underscores his extensive experience and visionary leadership in the banking sector, as well as his unwavering commitment to advancing the financial industry in Nigeria and across Africa. In his new role, he will lead efforts to foster collaboration and drive strategic initiatives among top banking executives in Nigeria.

Alawuba is expected to bring the same innovative solutions and strategic direction to the Body of Banks’ CEOs as he has achieved as the GMD of UBA, Africa’s Global Bank. His leadership is anticipated to strengthen the collective efforts of the banking community in addressing dynamic challenges and opportunities within the financial sector.

In addition to Alawuba’s appointment, the CIBN announced the appointment of Mrs. Miriam Olusanya, the CEO of GTBank, as the Vice Chairman of the Body of Banks’ CEOs. This signifies a strong and unified leadership team poised to enhance the banking landscape in Nigeria.

UBA extended its heartfelt congratulations to Alawuba and Olusanya on their appointments. The bank expressed confidence that their combined expertise and visionary leadership will usher in a new era of progress and innovation for the banking industry in Nigeria. Under their guidance, the Body of Banks’ CEOs is expected to play a pivotal role in shaping policies and strategies that will drive sustainable economic growth and enhance the overall stability of the financial system in Nigeria.

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor is a seasoned journalist and the CEO/Founder Belch Digital Communications, publishers of Hybrid News Nigeria.

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