CIBN Body of Banks’ CEOs appoints UBA’s GMD as Chairman

…GTB’s CEO as Vice Chairman

By Oluwaseyi Lawal

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) Body of Banks’ CEOs has appointed Oliver Alawuba, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, as Chairman.

The CIBN revealed this appointment on its website on Monday, July 8, 2024.

This esteemed role highlights Alawuba’s e and forward-thinking leadership in the banking industry, as well as his dedicated efforts to enhance the financial sector in Nigeria and throughout Africa.

As Chairman, Alawuba will spearhead efforts to promote collaboration and lead strategic initiatives among Nigeria’s top bank executives.

Just as he has done in his role as GMD of UBA, Africa’s Global Bank, his leadership is anticipated to introduce innovative solutions and enhance the unified efforts of the banking community in tackling the evolving challenges and opportunities in the financial sector.

The CIBN also announced Mrs. Miriam Olusanya, CEO of GTBank, as the Vice Chairman of the Body of Banks’ CEOs. Her appointment, along with Alawuba’s, highlights a strong and cohesive leadership team ready to advance Nigeria’s banking sector.

UBA congratulates Alawuba and Olusanya on their new roles, expressing confidence that their combined expertise and visionary leadership will drive progress and innovation in the Nigerian banking industry. The bank believes that under their leadership, the Body of Banks’ CEOs will continue to influence policies and strategies fostering sustainable economic growth and enhancing the financial system’s stability in Nigeria.


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