Union Bank supports creative arts, takes Love and Recession to the stage

Union Bank supports creative arts, takes Love and Recession to the stage

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:44 pm


L-R: Emeka Okonkwo, Executive Director, Union Bank; Kandolo Kansogo, Non-Executive Director/Chief Risk Officer, Union Bank; Ifeoma Fafunwa, Creative Director, iOpenEye Productions; Oyinkansade Adewale, Executive Director/Chief Financial Officer, Union Bank; Emeka Emuwa, Chief Executive Officer, Union Bank at the “Love and Recession” stage play, sponsored by Union Bank.

By Daniels Ekugo

Union Bank partnered performance art production company, iOpenEye Production to present the stage play Love & Recession to creative arts lovers on May 9, 2017 in Lagos.

Inspired by Femi Osofisan’s popular stage play, ‘The Engagement’, Love & Recession serves to celebrate the dynamism and resourcefulness of Nigerians in times of economic slowdown.

According to the Head, Corporate Affairs/Corporate Communications, Union bank, Ogochukwu Ekezie-Ekaidem, “Union Bank has a history of supporting talent and creativity, because we believe that it is key to economic empowerment for Nigeria’s populous and highly enterprising youth. Through talent development, which is one of the strategic pillars of our community investment, we work to build capacity and foster individual and community creativity in areas including social innovation, sports, and creative arts.”

The cast of the highly captivating play included Keppy Ekpenyong, Ikponmwosa Gold and Omonor Somolu. The play, which was produced by Ifeoma Fafunwa, was part of activities to celebrate Union Bank’s centenary anniversary which has ‘Celebrate. Impact. Lead’ as its theme.

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