Gambia’s Mustapha Njie -Entrepreneur of the Year – West Africa

VIP guests, media, and stakeholders joined the West Africa finalists, as they went head to head for the sought-after AABLA™ regional trophy, in their individual categories.

LAGOS, Nigeria, November 4, 2017 – The 7th All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA™) (www.AABLAwards.com) in Partnership with CNBC Africa announced the winners of the West Africa leg at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos.

VIP guests, media, and stakeholders joined the West Africa finalists, as they went head to head for the sought-after AABLA™ regional trophy, in their individual categories.

Speaking on the occasion, Executive Director ABN group West Africa, Frederic Van de vyver noted:

“Tonight is about celebrating these entrepreneurs and their great leadership. When one looks at the characteristics that is associated with leadership – such as vision, confidence, and determination – we all agree that these are often characteristics required for success. Coupled with this one also believes that truly effective leaders are distinguished by a high degree of emotional intelligence, which includes self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills.”

The AABLA™ West Africa winners were announced as follows:

Young Business Leader of the Year Presented by Lancaster University Ghana – Alloysius Attah, Co-Founder, and CEO of Farmerline

Business Woman of the Year – Oluwatoyin Sanni, Group CEO of United Capital Group

Entrepreneur of the Year – Mustapha Njie, CEO of TAF Africa Homes

Company of the Year – Guaranty Trust Bank

Business Leader of the Year – Herbert Wigwe, CEO of Access Bank

The winners will now go on to compete with Southern and East African winners in the AABLA™ Finale on November 30th in Sandton, which will be broadcast on CNBC Africa on December 7th.

For more information, visit www.AABLAwards.com and follow the 7th All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA™) in Partnership with CNBC Africa on Twitter: @aablawards and #AABLA2017. The AABLA™ are proudly produced by ABN Event Productions.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of All Africa Business Leaders Awards.

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