Deputy Group Managing Director, United Bank for Africa PLC (UBA), Mr. Victor Osadolor, was at the weekend honoured by the Edo College Old Boys Association (ECOBA) Lagos Chapter for distinguishing himself in banking.
At the yearly dinner organised by the association on Saturday at the Metropolitan Club, Victoria Island, Lagos, chaired by Ambassador Vincent Okobi, Osadolor was honoured for his excellent performance as a reputable banker who has worked very hard in banking for over 27 years.
Receiving the award, Osadolor praised the association for the recognition, promising to work harder to ensure a more robust banking sector and effective service for the development of UBA.
He said his achievements were as areult of the discipline he had as a pupil in his alma mater – Edo College.
Osadolor attended Edo College, Benin City between 1977 and 1982, and holds a second class (Upper Division) BSc (Hons.) degree in Accounting from the University of Benin (UNIBEN).
Osadolor, who is also chairman, UBA Pensions Custodians Limited, is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), an alumnus of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Programme, and an honorary life member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).
Until his appointment, Osadolor was group director, Heirs Holdings Limited between 2013 and last year. Between 2012 and 2014, he was chief operating officer, Corporate and Investment Banking and chief strategist, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) in Johannesburg, South Africa and Lome, Togo.
Okobi, who attended Edo College from 1952 to 1956, said the institution has produced notable Nigerians who are excelling in their various professions. He said the exemplary conduct of Osadolor was worthy of emulation, charging pupils of the school to work hard like him.
Other recipients of the awards include Rev. (Dr.) John U. Aire, who received a life achievement award and Mr. ObichukwuOlloh, who received the old boy of the year award.