Tony Elumelu goes all white to celebrate Independence Day

UBA and Transcorp Tony Elumelu

Chairman of UBA Group, Transcorp and Heirs Holdings Tony Elumelu on Thursday celebrated Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary dressed in a spotless white outfit.

Mr Elumelu shared a picture of himself in the outfit on Instagram with the caption: “Happy Independence Day, Nigeria 🇳🇬.”

Elumelu recently made the 2020 TIME100, the annual list of 100 most influential people in the world.

Reputed as a champion of entrepreneurship in Africa, Elumelu in 2010 created The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) to empower a new generation of African entrepreneurs.

Since inception, the foundation has funded just under 10,000 entrepreneurs and created a digital ecosystem of over one million as part of its 10-year $100 million commitment through the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme.