United Bank for Africa (UBA) has won the Financial Sector Most Effective Corporate Communications Professional 2020 at the just concluded 8th annual Brands and Marketing Conference and Awards organised by the Brands Journalists Association of Nigeria (BJAN).
The BJAN award committee team in beaming it’s search light into various banks located and picked Mrs Bola Atta, the Group Director, Corporate Communication, UBA for the award.
Interestingly, Attah, a graduate of Economics with an M.B.A majoring in Marketing, with over 25 years of experience in diverse fields ranging from Banking, Business, Communications, Publishing, Entertainment and the Media, also emerged Top Corporate Affairs professional at the 7th Annual Brands & Marketing Conference held last year.
Bola Atta is the Group Director, Corporate Communication at UBA Plc, CEO at UBA Foundation and Executive Director, REDTV.
According BJAN Chairman, Princewill Ekwujuru, the Group Director was picked for award for reaching and also touching lives through a foundation.
Atta beat other nominees to the prize as a result of her impressive contributions at the steer of UBA’s corporate communication with various laudable initiatives that have further increased the bank’s market share and brand presence ahead of competition.
“The UBA Foundation was the first to be establish by a bank in the country. Since it started in 2005, it has impacted hundreds of thousands of lives across the continent by various special projects carried out in various host communities.
“Being a woman committed to the art of charity, especially passion for children, Atta founded Life Stream Charity, an organisation set up to assist under-priviledged children with heart problems.
“Over 100 children have been sent to Israel from Nigeria for corrective heart surgery by the Life Stream Charity.
As the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of the UBA Group, UBA Foundation is committed to the socio-economic betterment of the communities in which the bank operates, focusing on development in the areas of education, environment, economic development.
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