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In Sierra Leone, UBA International CEO Jets In
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Nov 27, 2008, 17:26
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The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of UBA International, Rasheed Olaoluwa recently arrived in Sierra Leone on a familiarization tour of the banks business environment. As part of his assignment, he attended the Executive Meeting of the West African Bankers Association (WABA) on Wednesday 26th November 2008.

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Mr. Olaoluwa is representing the Group Managing Director of UBA Plc, Tony Elumelu who is the current President of WABA. The business meeting held at the Bintumani Hotel provided a platform for bankers around the region to discuss the progress of the secretariat, and to elect the WABA President for 2009 and 2010.

The meeting was declared open by Bank Governor Samura Kamara who emphasized on the roles of the bank in the region and Sierra Leone in particular.

UBA is the largest financial services institution in West Africa. The bank commenced operations in Sierra Leone on 22nd July 2008. As part of its vision to be the undisputed leading and dominant financial services institution in Africa, UBAs expansion drive on the continent continues to grow, with Tanzania being the latest addition to their network of 12 countries, including Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Uganda, Liberia, Cote dIvoire, Sierra Leone, the Chad Republic, Burkina Faso, Senegal and the Gambia. These are in addition to the banks operations in London, New York and the Cayman Islands.


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