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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, recently

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Renowned economist and Head of Selection Committee for Zik Prize award, Prof. Pat Utomi, has stated why the Chairman of Sifax Group, Dr.Taiwo Afolabi, was honoured recently.

Dr. Afolabi has recently honoured with the Zik Prize Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership.

At the ceremony, 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.

According to Prof. Utomi, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi has redefined business enterprise in Nigeria.

He said: “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”.