Zenith Bank MD Ebenezer Onyeagwu wins at BAFI Awards 2022

Ebenezer Onyeagwu, the managing director of Zenith Bank Plc, has emerged the ‘Bank CEO of the Year’ at the BAFI Awards 2022. It is the third time the banking expert would win the award consecutively.

Onyeagwu, who rose through the ranks to become the bank MD, trained in Nigeria, the United States, and the United Kingdom. A chartered account and certified financial strategist, Onyeagwu commands deep respected within the country’s financial firmament and equally for his remarkable industry and capability.

Oyeagwu, the alumnus of the University of Oxford; Wharton Business School; Columbia Business School; and the Harvard Business School; and Lagos Business School of the Pan African University, Nigeria, has about 30 years banking experience.

In addition, Zenith Bank Plc itself carted home the ‘Retail Bank of the Year’ award for the fourth consecutive time. Industry watchers and banking consumers have lauded the bank for consistently creating banking solutions, excellent products and services, technology deployment, and good customer service.

Zenith Bank Plc has recorded remarkable leaps in retail banking services in the country. The bank’s customers’ deposit, according to its unaudited financial statement for Q3 2022, grew by 24 per cent between the third quarter of 2021 and 2022. Zenith Bank also made great contributions in expanding the country’s credit market. Based on the same statement, Zenith Bank’s loans and advances grew by 16 percent, amounting NGN4.06 trillion –between December 2021 and September 2022.

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