Meet Billionaire Industrialist, Tony Elumelu's Wife
In celebration of Mothers' Day, former United Bank for Africa(UBA) MD/CEO, and founder of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu tweeted a goodwill message to all mothers: "I remember the mothers of the Chibok girls today and I pray that their joy will not be cut short. Happy mothers' day to the queen of my home, Dr. A.V. Elumelu. And to my mother, sisters and all the strong women surrounding me that have shaped who I am today".
Tony Elumelu's wife, Dr. Awele Vivien Elumelu is the Chief Executive Officer of Avon Medical Services Limited and oversees the healthcare investments of her husband's Heirs Holdings, a proprietary investment company operating a portfolio of businesses across the African continent.
She holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Benin. Her experience as a medical doctor includes medicine, surgery, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology and emergency medicine. In Nigeria, Dr Elumelu has worked with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital and, in the UK, with Grantham and District Hospital, Grantham.