COVID-19: Tony Elumelu Hosts “UBA Africa Day Conversations 2020” With World Leaders In Response To Coronavirus.


The Chairman of the United Bank for Africa Group, Mr. Tony Elumelu is gathering African Leaders of thought for the second edition of the UBA Africa Conversations in celebration of Africa Day, with senior political leaders and policymakers to define an African response to the pandemic, COVID-19.


With over 60% of Africans living below the poverty line, the pandemic poses an existential threat to our economic growth and this session will define the lessons learned and the roadmap to economic growth and sustainability.

Those who would be speaking are, H.E President Macky Sall, President of Senegal, H.E President George Weah, President of Liberia, Senator Chris Coons, US Senator and Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Prof. Okey Oramah, President, Africa Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Peter Maurer, President, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Amir Ben Yahmed, President, Africa CEO Forum.

The event would be moderated by Tony Elumelu, Group Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) & Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, on  Monday, May 25, 2020
Time: 3 – 4pm (WAT) .

The theme: is, UBA Africa Day Conversations 2020: Growth, Jobs, and Sustainable Development Amidst a Global Pandemic.