As part of activities lined up to celebrate its centenary anniversary this year, Union Bank yesterday hosted its customers and other stakeholders in Rivers State to a classy dinner at the Novotel Hotel, in Port Harcourt. The dinner, which was witnessed by top government dignitaries and customers of the bank saw speakers spotlighting Union Bank’s commitment to the development of its customers and Nigeria over the past 100 years.
Speaking at the event, Emeka Emuwa, Chief Executive Officer, Union Bank, appreciated the bank’s loyal customers and reaffirmed the bank’s commitment to providing a simpler and smarter banking experience for its teaming customers. “We are proud of our relationship with our customers as this is very important to us. As a bank, we have been able to achieve this height because we have customers who did not stop believing in our services, and because of them we promise to do more.
“We believe the best way to celebrate this milestone is with our customers, and over this year we have a number of activities outlined across the country to celebrate them including this celebration in Port Harcourt. While here we are also launching three upgraded branches to ensure our customers enjoy improved service delivery,” he concluded.
Mr. Emeka Woke, the Chief of Staff of the Government House, commended the bank on the celebration of its centenary anniversary and for its commitment to its customers and the people of Rivers State. Woke who represented the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, emphasised that Union Bank has played a fundamental role in the development of the Nigerian banking system.
“Union Bank has been in existence for a century, helping Nigerians and has contributed immensely to the development of the economy and the country in general. A lot of us have been customers for many years and enjoyed their services. The people of Rivers State have also directly benefited from the financial institution through job creation and other initiatives in the state. We celebrate them and congratulate them on the good work they are doing,” the governor’s aide said.
One of the highlights of the event was a grand performance by Port Harcourt’s finest artiste, Duncan Mighty, who thrilled the audience with his music. The evening ended with several testimonials from satisfied customers.
Established in 1917 and listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 1971, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc is a household name and one of Nigeria’s long-standing and most respected financial institutions. The bank is a trusted and recognizable brand, with an extensive network of over 300 branches across Nigeria.