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UBA Plc Loses Executive Director Emeke Iweriebor, Elumelu Mourns

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Emeke Iweriebor, an executive director at the United Bank for Africa, UBA Plc has died of an undisclosed illness.

Iweriebor’s demise was announced in a post on Instagram by his colleague who is also the chairman of the pan-African UBA Plc, Tony Elumelu, on Wednesday, September 2, Naija News understands.

According to Elumelu’s report, the 51-year-old died on Sunday, August 30 after a brief illness. Naija News understands that Iweriebor was for some years in charge of the bank’s east and southern Africa operations.

Reacting to Iweriebor’s, Elumelu took to his Instagram page to drop a touching tribute. He wrote; “We are shocked, devastated & overcome by immeasurable grief as we mourn the unexpected demise of our brother, friend, & long time colleague, @emekeiweriebor. “Mr Execution”, as I fondly called him, Emeke earnestly drove the launch of @UBAGroup operations in over ten African countries‬- singlehandedly obtaining banking licences in some of these countries.”

“‪A true Lion to the core, Emeke served @ubagroup wearing many hats and playing strategic leadership roles for almost 2 decades of selfless service. He rose to Group Executïve Director at UBA.

“There are no words to describe the depths of our pain as we are forced to say goodbye to one of our very own. Rest well, dearest Emeke.‬ We pray that God grants Emeke’s dear wife and wonderful kids, the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss”.

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We are shocked, devastated & overcome by immeasurable grief as we mourn the unexpected demise of our brother, friend, & long time colleague, @emekeiweriebor. “Mr Execution”, as I fondly called him, Emeke earnestly drove the launch of @UBAGroup operations in over ten African countries‬- singlehandedly obtaining banking licences in some of these countries. ‪A true Lion to the core, Emeke served @ubagroup wearing many hats and playing strategic leadership roles for almost 2 decades of selfless service. He rose to Group Executïve Director at UBA. There are no words to describe the depths of our pain as we are forced to say goodbye to one of our very own. Rest well, dearest Emeke.‬ We pray that God grants Emeke’s dear wife and wonderful kids, the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.

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