Union Bank, one of Nigeria’s longest standing and innovative banks, celebrated the top 100 most inspiring women at the Leading Ladies Africa 100 Women Gala, at an event held at The Wheatbaker Hotel on March 30, 2017.

The award ceremony themed ‘Celebrating Leadership Impact and Diversity, was held to reward women at the forefront of innovation and change with the intent to inspire a new wave of Nigerian leaders, change makers, and entrepreneurs.

In its third edition, the Leading Ladies Africa 100 honourees include Abimbola Alale, CEO, NIGCOMSAT; Amina Mohammed, former Minister of Environment; Achenyo Idachaba, CEO, MitiMeth; Lola Masha, Country Manager, OLX Nigeria; Somkhele Idhalama; Mfon Ekpo, CEO, Discovery Centre; Titi Oyinsan, Founder, IAMDYNAMITE Network; Kene Rapu, Creative Director, Kene Rapu Designs; Ijeoma Ndukwe, CEO, Bubez Foods, and others.

The event was a platform for Union bank to celebrate women who have contributed to the growth of their respective industries as it celebrates its centenary anniversary.

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About Union Bank Plc

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. In late 2012, a new Board of Directors and Executive Management team was appointed to Union Bank and in 2014 the Bank began executing a transformation program to re-establish it as a highly respected provider of quality financial services.

The Bank currently offers a variety of banking services to both individual and corporate clients including current, savings and deposit account services, funds transfer, foreign currency domiciliation, loans, overdrafts, equipment leasing, and trade finance.

The Bank also offers its customers convenient electronic banking channels and products including Online Banking, Mobile Banking, Debit Cards, ATMs and POS Systems. More information can be found at www.unionbankng.com