United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc., through its UBA Foundation has continued to UBA Foundation has continued to spread joy across Africa as it gives back to the communities where it operates.
The Foundation recently in Lagos where the bank is headquartered, held a light-up ceremony to mark the start of the festive season.
The garden lights were activated by the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, UBA Plc., Mr. Kennedy Uzoka who was joined by other key management staff and some customers of the bank.
Uzoka who is also the Chairman of UBA Foundation said;
“Giving back is the main tenet of UBA Foundation. We have over the years, engaged in various activities aimed at appreciating our host communities all around Africa and especially in countries where we operate and so for us, these lights symbolise hope for the future and all the goodness it will bring into people’s lives.”
“It is hard to believe that we have been in this pandemic for almost two years. People have lost friends and family members and businesses decimated by the effects of the pandemic. Therehasbeenageneralfeeling of hopelessness but our desire is to fill people’s lives with hope once again.”
It is interesting to know that UBA Foundation has been very active in combatting the spread of Covid-19 across Africa. Recall that donated over $14 million to its communities across Africa to support the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic at the start of the pandemic.