In West Africa, Nigeria seem to be at the top when it comes to business and innovative ideas, as this was evident just yesterday with some individuals bagging awards for ventures and strides in their respective industry. We posted this morning about Jason Njoku winning CNBC All Africa Business Award, Young Business Leader of the year and here is Sim Shagaya , CEO of Konga named Entrepreneur of the Year.
The yearly award program has recognised notable people that are contributing to the growth of their country economy among including: Funke Opeke, CEO mainone cable – West Africa Women of the Year 2012, Late Tayo Aderinokun, Managing Director, Guarantee Trust Bank – West Africa Lifetime Achievement Award 2012, among others.
Sim emerged the winner from the group of 3 wonderful Nigerian Entrepreneur which has Tayo Oviosu, Founder and CEO, Pagatech, Fabrice Sawegnon, CEO of Voodoo Group and Sim Shagaya, Konga.com Founder and CEO.
He founded Konga Online Shopping Limited in July, 2012 to be the leading retailer in Nigeria with dedication to stellar customer service and making the Nigerian consumer incredibly happy. Konga.com offers low prices and fast delivery services on thousands of products nationwide.
About AABLA West Africa
The annual All Africa Business Leaders Awards – West Africa (AABLA – WA) is set to honour business excellence in the West Africa region that has had a considerable impact on their industry and the community that they serve. AABLA – WA 2013 took place on the 28th of August at the Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria and will be attended by captains of industry and government leaders.
The judging panel for AABLA West Africa will include; Seyi Bickersteth – National Senior Partner of KPMG Professional Services, Nigeria; Oscar N. Onyema -Chief Executive Officer, The Nigerian Stock Exchange and Bismark J. Rewane – Economist and Banker.