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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

UBA Group's AWESOME 70TH ANNIVERSARY & CEO AWARD 2019

Ooni of Ife, Jide Sanwoolu, Tony Elumelu, Sarkin Shanum of Kano, Alhaji Shehu Mohammed, representing Emir of Kano & Jim Ovia 

Maiden Ibru

Ooni of Ife, Tony and Dr. Mrs Awele  Elumelu 

Babajide Olusola Sanwoolu & Aremo Segun Osoba

Tiwa Savage performing

Mo Abudu, Ruth Osime & Timi Alaibe 
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde & Ojy Okpe with other guests

Ronke Ademiluyi & Bola Awosika

Truth be told, the UBA Group sure knows how to organise a party. So amongst all the banks or better still financial institutions in Nigeria they need to get an award or even awards for always organizing the best parties, events, occasions ever.

With billionaire banker cum businessman, 'Tony Elumelu' as the 'Group Executive Chairman' and with Kennedy Uzoka, one of the highest paid CEOs in Nigeria, whose annual take home is N139 Million Naira as the Group CEO/GMD, the bank seem to be in good hands and great health. So at least once every year, after working so hard through the financial year, there comes that period, that time that's set apart by the Pan African financial institution, which has one of the most impressive spread across the country and outside, and a financial institution that's one of the top 10 biggest banks in Nigeria, to let off steam and those that makes all the magic happen to be well patted on their backs or shoulders in a convivial atmosphere.

The annual event, always packs a whole lot of major punch. With top entertainment brought in to add good vibe, first class guests invited mixing with the top staff members and other members of the group. It is always one of those events to look forward to yearly. So this 2019 edition didn't disappoint at all in all ramifications. Eko Hotel Convention Centre was the right spot picked as the venue. And the place was packed out as expected.

At least, we saw 2 of the incoming new Governors, though they are still Governor elects for now, till they are sworn in. Babajide Olusola Sanwoolu of Lagos and Prince Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state were very present. They are both gradually becoming the most visible Governor elects in Nigeria right now. 3 of the royal fathers in the house that came were none less than his imperial majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi Ojaja II, the Ooni Adimula of Ile-Ife, his royal majesty, Oba Rilwan Osuolale Akiolu, the Oba of Lagos and his royal majesty and a Northern royal father we couldn't readily identify.

Some of the other important guests seen were none other than the billionaire Executive Chairman of the biggest bank in Nigeria, Zenith Bank in the person of Mr. Jim Ovia, former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Sir Emeka Anyaoku, Mrs Maiden Ibru, Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly, Bashorun Dele Momodu Zof Ovation Group, Fidelity Bank MD/CEO, Nnamdi Okonkwo, Nova Merchant Bank, Executive Chairman, Phillip Oduoza, former 1st lady, Onari Duke, top Nigerian actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and very many more.

Entertainment was provided by such power house musicians and entertainers like Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Phyno, Olamide & Patoranking.

More incredible pictures after the break.



Sir Emeka Anyaoku & other guests 










Alhaji Shehu Mohammed & Tony Elumelu 



Ooni of Ife & Bashorun Dele Momodu

Pastor Tunde Bakare

Ooni & Prince Dapo Abiodun 

Prince Dapo Abiodun, Donald Duke, Onari Duke 


Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Prince Dapo Abiodun & Aremo Segun Osoba





Tony Elumelu with Wizkid 



Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu 




Tony Elumelu & Dr. Awele Elumelu 


Nnamdi Okonkwo & Phillip Oduoza

Amaju Pinnick & Bashorun Dele Momodu 


Jim Ovia & Prince Dapo Abiodun 


Amaju Pinnick & Prince Dapo Abiodun 




Tony Elumelu, Pat Faniran & Dr. Awele Elumelu 













Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Onari Duke & Tony Elumelu 

Ooni of Ife and Tony Elumelu 




Jide Sanwoolu & Bashorun Dele Momodu
Bashorun Dele Momodu and Rita Dominic


Bashorun Dele Momodu & Otunba Niyi Adebayo


DBanj



Nnamdi Okonkwo & Jim Ovia

Aremo Segun Osoba & Bashorun Dele Momodu

Bashorun Dele Momodu & Olamide

Bashorun Dele Momodu, Omotola & Ojy Okpe



27 comments:

Anonymous said...

TOE Nigeria’s best showman

Anonymous said...

The Emir of Kano Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is not at this function . You labeled the wrong person anyway in your photos

Anonymous said...

Dr. Awele looks so radiant. Surprised to see Rukkies at this event

Anonymous said...

Rukkies is one of the ooni sidechic.

Medussa said...

Why is Pat Faniran looking so worn out?

Anonymous said...

Probably ooni invited her (ronke) as per..

Anonymous said...

His wife is so beautiful, heard she is a doctor. Onari Duke is another natural beauty.

Lovely pictures. Thanks Aloba.

Anonymous said...

With a phallus of mass destruction.

Anonymous said...

No photo of Dupe Olusola? Queen at the helm of affairs. She will be mightily offended.

Anonymous said...

She has been looking worn out for quite some years now.

Anonymous said...

You heard? JJC BVs won't kill somebody. Dr is clearly written before her name in the picture captions above

Anonymous said...

Spat out my coffee in my best laugh of today. Thanks, anon 9.13.

Anonymous said...

You should have gone to specsavers

Anonymous said...

I was about to agree with you that his/her prescription glasses must have been purchased in Lagos traffic, when I scrolled up and looked closer.... it's actually NOT SLS the Romantic... it's someone else! But how the heck are we supposed to tell all you Northern Lords apart when you all go about wearing the same disguise (turban aka male hijab)...?

Anonymous said...

E ma binu, not everyone reads the writeup. Just scroll through pictures. Na on another blog I read say she be doc. No vex. Okay now?

Anonymous said...

But seriously!!! What is it about Bank bosses and their rampaging phalluses??? TOE's reputation precedes him. I hear it is big and truly a weapon of mass destruction that he knows how to use well well. Just like TOE is on rampage so is his fellow brother JO. That one also loves to mark register like his very life depends on it....

Anonymous said...

My dear the thing is something else. Never seen anything close. It is a legend in its own right.

Anonymous said...

I tried a TOE once. About 12years ago. I ran away nothing can compensate for such recurring uterine damage. He should be going with his thing. His Mrs is definitely strong.

Anonymous said...

Club owner SP too has it big.i tried it once and it was massive

Anonymous said...

Club owner SP too has it big.i tried it once and it was massive

Anonymous said...

Well maybe I’ll head to specsavers on your behalf . Just know this SLS hates TOE with a passion and I doubt he’ll honour his invite , Dates back to their UBA days . I’m sure Aloba can fill you in ...

Anonymous said...

Chai ..who uses the word phallus ..na wa

Anonymous said...

Confession time...just remember what goes around comes around.

Anonymous said...

Aloba!!you never hear say saheed elegushi is marrying tanko yakasais daughter tomorrow??abeg go and find gist for us!!

Anonymous said...

I have fainted

super girl said...

With her shine shine beauty pageant TopeFNR dresses. She should siddown abeg.

super girl said...

Imagine it going up an arse. Dude is bisexual/gay