UBA wins 3 at 2021 Global Banking and Finance Awards


United Bank for Africa Ghana Ltd., Africa’s Global Bank, has picked up three awards at the 2021 Global Banking and Finance Awards in the UK. The awards are Best Banking Group Brand in Ghana; Best Remittance Bank, Ghana; and Best CSR Bank, Ghana.

The announcement was made in a release and published on their website, saying the awards conferred on the bank are in recognition of the innovative roles it plays in deepening financial inclusion in the country; advancing remittance services with its proprietary service, Africash; as well as impacting people in the country with its CSR initiatives through the UBA Foundation – making learning available to individuals of all ages, among many others.

The Global Banking and Finance Awards reflect the innovation, achievement, strategy, progressive and inspirational changes taking place within the Global Financial community. The awards were created to recognise companies of all sizes which are prominent areas of expertise and excellence within the financial world.

Olalekan Balogun, MD &CEO of UBA Ghana, commenting on the awards said: “We are delighted to be recognised with these awards, which speak to the innovative strategies and unique product development we have implemented over the past years in enhancing financial inclusion through our digital platforms – like Leo which is an industry first, as well as empowering our communities in the education space and making remittance services so fast and secure.

“This further demonstrate our commitment in helping our customers to reach their goals while building strong partnerships with institutions for development of the country.”

The Managing Director noted that the bank will not rest but continue to do more in ensuring the deepening of financial services in Ghana, and offering superior products and solutions to the customer.

“We dedicate these awards to all our customers, for making us their preferred bank in meeting their business and financial needs. We remain committed to putting You, our customers First as we contribute to the growth and development of Ghana,” he concluded.

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