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Biography of Tony Elumelu, Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu (born 22 March 1963) a Nigerian economist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. The chairman of Heirs Holdings, the United Bank for Africa, Transcorp

Biography of Tony Elumelu

Tony Elumelu born in 1963, in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, He from Onicha-Ukwu in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State. He obtain two degrees in economics from Nigerian universities, one bachelor’s degree from Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria and master of science degree from the University of Lagos.

Tony Elumelu married Awele Vivien Elumelu in 1993 to a medical doctor, and have seven children together. He has four siblings, one of whom is Ndudi Elumelu, a former member of the Nigerian Federal House of Representatives. He is the cousin of legendary Nigerian reggae artiste, Ras Kimono who died on 10th June, 2018

Career
Elumelu acquired and turned Standard Trust Bank into top-five player in Nigeria. In 2005 he led the acquisition of United Bank for Africa (UBA), later transforming it from a single-country bank to a pan-African institution with more than seven million customers in 19 African countries.

Philanthropy
The Tony Elumelu Foundation
His retirement in July 2010 from United Bank for Africa, Elumelu founded The Tony Elumelu Foundation. His objective was to “prove that the African private sector can itself be the primary generator of economic development.

Tony O. Elumelu
MFR, CON
Born
Anthony Onyemaechi Elumelu

22 March 1963

JosPlateau, Nigeria
ResidenceLagos, Nigeria
NationalityNigerian
CitizenshipNigerian (1963–present)
Alma materAmbrose Alli University
University of LagosLagos
OccupationChairman,Transnational Corporation of NigeriaHeirs Holdings & United Bank for Africa
Years active1987—present
Notable work
Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme
Net worth$1.98billion (March 2015)
Spouse(s)Dr. Awele Elumelu
Parent(s)
  • Dominic Elumelu (father)
  • Suzanne Elumelu (mother)
RelativesNdudi Elumelu (brother)

Biography of Tony Elumelu

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What is Tony Elumelu net worth?

Tony Elumelu. Africa’s 50 Richest NET WORTH. $1.98billion . Nigerian entrepreneur and investor Tony Elumelu owns a controlling interest in Transcorp, a publicly traded Nigerian conglomerate with interests in hospitality, agriculture, oil production and power generation.

How old is Uba?

About 71 years (1948)
United Bank for Africa/Age

Who is the owner of UBA bank in Nigeria?

United Bank for Africa
Type Public:   NSE:UBA
Founded        1949
Headquarters  UBA House, 57 Marina, P.O. Box 2406, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Areas served    Worldwide
Key people Tony Elumelu (C.O.N) Group Chairman Kennedy Uzoka Group Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

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