As part of the ‘UBA Read Africa Project’, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Ghana has donated books entitled “Fine Boys”and authored by renowned writer, Eghosa Imasuen to the Teshie Library, in Accra.
Presenting the books on behalf of the Bank, Mr Emmanuel Efo Dzakpasu, Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications, UBA expressed the Bank’s commitment to educate the African child through reading.
He said, “The future of Africa lies in her youth and education is key and the UBA Foundation through the Read Africa Project, is embarking on a passionate journey to make reading a possibility for the African child.”
Mrs Victoria Attipoe, Head of Retail Banking, UBA said their passion for education and empowering the African has led the Bank to initiate the project where the bank encourages students to read books by renowned African authors.”
She said the bank has also undertakes the National Essay Competition where winners are rewarded with scholarships of $5000, $3000 and $2000 to study in any tertiary institution of their choice.
Mr Justice Akitey, the Manager of the Teshie Library and Miss Mercy Abraham, the Library Assistant, received the donations and thanked UBA for its kind gesture and interest in the development of the African child.
Mr Akitey called for a positive attitude towards the Read Africa Project and urged the Bank to do more to help children across Ghana and Africa as a whole.
Since its inception in 2005, UBA Ghana has established its presence in Ghana as a full financial service institution, providing retail, corporate and investment banking services and offers a wide range of unique banking solutions and products to its customers.
The Bank pioneered the entry of a new generation of foreign banks into Ghana in January 2005. UBA Ghana’s presence in the banking industry in Ghana over the last decade has revolutionized banking in the industry, where competitive innovation in responding to the needs of the customers has become the driving force of the industry.
UBA’s world-class customer driven innovations has earned it the confidence of the Ghanaian public; as it continues to provide banking services to a wide variety of customers.
Source: Ghana news agency
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