December 4, 2023

Chairman SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi Honured with Zik Prize Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Spread the love

Chairman SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi Honured with Zik Prize Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership

 

By Okezie Nnadi

L-R: Olori Mariam Lawal, wife of Oniru of Iru Land; Sir Marc Wabara, Advisory Board Member, Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC) and representative of PPRAC Chairman; Wunmi Eniola-Jegede, Executive Director, Business Development and Strategic Planning, SIFAX Group and Capt. Ibraheem Olugbade, Executive Director, SIFAX Off Dock, receiving the Zik Prize Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership on behalf of Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group at the Zik Prize Awards event held at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island.

SIFAX boss, Dr Taiwo Afolabi has been awarded the Zik Prize for entrepreneurial leadership.
At a ceremony held on Sunday, the organisers lauded the SIFAX Group’s boss’s business acumen, tenacity and grit which has translated into a success strategy for the Group’s businesses and by extension the Nigerian economy
In a statement released by the SIFAX Group Public Relations Unit,
Prof. Pat Utomi, Head of Selection Committee for Zik Prize Award, was quoted to have said that Dr. Taiwo Afolabi has redefined business enterprise in Nigeria. In his words, “Afolabi is the Chairman of SIFAX Group, a leading business behemoth with diversified interests in maritime, aviation, oil & gas, haulage and logistics, tourism, hospitality and financial services. His massive investments in Nigeria’s terminal operations, especially its off-dock solutions, have positively affected the industry and catalysed economic growth. The SIFAX Group boss has shown consistency in developing innovative business models and nurturing same to global acclaim which has made him a leader in various entrepreneurial endeavours. The Lagos Marriott is an example of one of the novel business solutions that have been brought to life by Dr. Taiwo Afolabi,” Utomi said.

Zik Prize 2: L-R: Basil Agboarumi, Managing Director, Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc (SAHCO); Olori Mariam Lawal, wife of Oniru of Iru Land; Sir Marc Wabara, Advisory Board Member, Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC) and representative of PPRAC Chairman; Wunmi Eniola-Jegede, Executive Director, Business Development and Strategic Planning, SIFAX Group and Capt. Ibraheem Olugbade, Executive Director, SIFAX Off Dock, receiving the Zik Prize Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership on behalf of Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group at the Zik Prize Awards event held at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island.
Zik prize 3: L-R: Olumuyiwa Akande, Group Head, Corporate Communications, SIFAX Group; Basil Agboarumi, Managing Director, Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc; Capt. Ibraheem Olugbade, Executive Director, SIFAX Off Dock, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, former Minister for Information and Culture; Wunmi Eniola-Jegede, Executive Director, Business Development and Strategic Planning, SIFAX Group and Abayomi Obadare, Deputy Director, Internal Control, SIFAX Group receiving the Zik Prize Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership on behalf of Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group at the Zik Prize Awards event held at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island.
 
Zik Prize 4: The Zik Prize Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership Plaque given to Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group.
Zik Prize 5: L-R: Capt. Ibraheem Olugbade, Executive Director, SIFAX Off Dock Nigeria Limited; Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, Lead Pastor, Trinity House Church, Lagos; Abayomi Obadare, Deputy Director, Internal Control, SIFAX Group and Wunmi Eniola-Jegede, Executive Director, Business Development and Strategic Planning, SIFAX Group at the Zik Prize Award Ceremony held at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island yesterday where Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Chairman, SIFAX Group bagged the Zik Prize Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *