UBA presents N1-Billion to Lagos State, applauds govt effort to fight COVID-19


It was reported that the, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has presented the sum of N1 billion to the Lagos State Government as part of the bank’s commitment to help curb the effect of the deadly Coronavirus disease.

However, this is also in fulfilment of its N5 billion commitment made by the UBA Group Chairman, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu, last week.

It was stated that, Whilst presenting the cheque to the Lagos State Governor at the Government House in Marina, the UBA’s Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mr Kennedy Uzoka, made it known that as a responsible and socially institution, UBA cares for its communities and for Lagos State which has recorded the highest number of the positive cases thus far, needing special attention.

It was also added that, he disclosed that the decision to give Lagos N1bn was as a result of the important role that the state plays in the economy of whole African bacause given its vast population and other key economic factors.

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