Tony Elumelu shares Throwback picture: Here’s what we discovered

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We all have a past and no matter how high the tide of life has set one’s sail now, it helps to take a moment to reflect on how the journey has been. Prominent Nigerian entrepreneur, Tony Elumelu, founder of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Foundation, Chairman of UBA, and Heirs Holding shared a picture on his Instagram page showing himself in three stages of his growth; as a student in 1983, CEO of Standard Trust in 2003, and as Chairman of UBA in 2016.

His caption reads:

1983 – as a student at Bendel State University
2003 – as CEO of Standard Trust Bank
2016 – as the Chairman of UBA, Transcorp Plc, Heirs Holdings and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation
In the words of Lupita N’yongo, your dreams are valid. So work hard and keep dreaming

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Tony Elumelu

Tony Elumelu in 1983, 2003, and 2016

Dreams are really valid. Like someone said, we can only imagine what 2020 will look like.


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