SIFAX Group Chairman, Afolabi, wins Zik Prize Award

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

The Chairman, SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi has won the Zik Prize Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership.

The organisers of Zik Prize Award 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.

During the award presentation in Lagos on Sunday, November 19, 2023, Prof. Pat Utomi, Head of Selection Committee for Zik Prize Award, said Dr. Taiwo Afolabi has redefined business enterprise in Nigeria.

According to Utomi, “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 catalyse 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”.

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