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Nigeria’s Most Valuable Bank and leading financial services company – Zenith Bank has revealed that its newly constructed branch in the University of Lagos has the highest level of construction and is equipped with the best facilities of all its branches in Nigeria.
This revelation was made by the Bank’s Executive Director, Mr. Dennis Olisa, during a courtesy visit by the members of the National Executive Committee, University of Lagos Alumni Association to the bank’s headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos as a forerunner to the date for commissioning of the building by Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON in November.
Responding to a question by the delegation on some of the installations in the building as well as safety systems in the event of a fire. Mr. Olisa noted that the building was constructed in conformity with modern and globally accepted standards in the construction industry.
He added that it has a large LED screen which would be used to display football matches while providing Free Wi-Fi for the use of students – reiterating its promise at the beginning of the construction that the building would be a “mecca” for all.
In his speech, leader of the delegation and 1st National Vice President, Chief Fassy Yusuf, thanked the management of the bank for the longstanding relationship with the university and the kind gesture in constructing the Zenith Bank/Alumni Building – named after Distinguished Prof. Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, a distinguished Alumnus of UNILAG.
Members of the delegation were the National Vice President 1, Chief (Dr.) Fassy Yusuf, FIoD, Chairman, 60th Anniversary Programmes Committee, Aare (Dr). Waheed Olagunju, National Secretary – Chief Adebisi Ogundipe, Executive Secretary – Mrs. Yetunde Abatan, Alumni Relations Manager – Mr. Seun Badejo as well as the Digital Media Officer, Mr. Jeremiah Olatinwo.
While giving the vote of thanks, the National Secretary, Chief Adebisi Ogundipe, appreciated the bank for its tenacity of purpose, commitment and demonstration of faith in UNILAG.
The Zenith Bank/ Alumni building is billed for commissioning on Friday, November 25th, 2022.
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