The Industrial Training Fund of Nigeria, ITF has announced Union Bank of Nigeria, UBN Plc the ‘Best Contributing Employer in Human Resources’ for the year 2015.
Reacting to the award, Executive Director and Chief Risk Officer, Union Bank, Kandolo Kasongo, said: “Union Bank started its transformation drive three years ago and an integral part of that transformation is looking after our people. Training is definitely a critical part of the wellbeing of the employees of any organization and therefore, we ensure to invest a lot in the development of our people so it is great to be recognized for the effort we put in.”
Congratulating Union Bank on its effort, Mrs. Dorothy Aroloye, Deputy Director and Area Manager, Lagos Island, Industrial Training Fund, while presenting the award to the bank said: “For about three years of being the Lagos Island Area Manager, Union Bank has shown consistent interest in the development of its workers. The Bank has contributed six training programs that generated over N6 million to the Industrial Training Fund alone. I salute the training arm of the Bank for their dedication and ITF remains committed to helping Union Bank in the most positive way to further develop their Human Resource.”
Also speaking on the award, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, Union Bank, Oyinkansade Adewale said: “We appreciate ITF immensely for this honour. This is indeed evidence that the Bank’s transformation is working. Usually, when the economy gets tough, employers are quick to discontinue training, but that is not what we do here at Union Bank because we believe that the human capital of the bank is the backbone of our success.”