Guaranty Trust Bank, Segun Ogunsanya of Airtel have won ‘African Brand’ and ‘Industry Personality’ in 2020 African Business Leadership Awards.
Similarly, Funke Opeke of MainOne and Olugbenga Agboola of Flutterwave won the ‘African Female Business Leader’ and ‘Young Business Leader’ categories.
African Media Agency made this statement available to OpenLife.
Editorial board of the African Leadership Magazine says the contest attracted over 220, 000 entries in 17 categories.
Contestants across Africa and in Diaspora applied and submitted on the website across social media platforms.
At the 5th US – Africa Investment Forum and Policy Dialogue 2020, all 17 winners will be presented with award trophy.
Winners decoration with the instrument of honour via Zoom holds between September 29 and 30.
Also, a special commendation award will be presented to the most distinguished runners-up in the various categories.
The Publisher, Dr Giami, while unveiling the list of winners, maintained that “Africa depends on businesses and leaders for wealth creation.
He noted business community as strong positive references for society on how to thrive amidst uncertainties.
“Covid-19 occasioned widespread disruption at this time in the role and place of business leaders”
He added that they also inspire hope in people’s ability to aspire and solve problems facing the African people.
Over the years, Giami noted, the outstanding work of the winners and all the nominees, truly deserve to be recognized.
He emphasized that they continue to do more for the development of our continent,”
Guaranty Trust Bank is one of the leading commercial bank in Nigeria.