3rd Nigeria CFO Awards Holds Today in Lagos

By Dipo Olowookere

The much-awaited big day to reward top financial executives in the country has finally come and this evening, big wigs in the industry will gather in Lagos for the great event.

Organisers of the Nigeria CFO Awards have promised an explosive ceremony, assuring that the best would eventually emerge tonight.

For some days now, Nigerians have stormed Twitter to vote for their favourite nominees with the hope of making them win the coveted awards.

This evening, Friday, October 20, 2017, Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) of top companies in the country will converge at the Oriental Hotel in Lekki, Lagos for the CFO Awards.

Nigeria CFO Awards now in its third year recognizes the accomplishments of financial executives and organisation for their financial leadership and contributions to their companies’ growth.

The annual awards, first of its kind recognizes success, growth and innovations of CFOs and their teams bring towards its organizations sustainability while showcasing excellent work that has been rendered by firms that provided them with the services, support and technology that enabled their success.

The night will also provide an exceptional opportunity for stakeholders to network, entertain clients, and reinforce relationships with partners and reward staff with exceptional performances and expected to grace the occasion in the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun.

Tonight, Herbert Wigwe of Access Bank, Kennedy Uzoka of UBA, Peter Amangbo of Zenith Bank and Segun Agbaje of GTBank will know who the Finance CEO of the Year is.

For the CFO of the Year Award in the Banking Sector, Oluseyi Kumapayi of Access Bank, Ugo Nwaghodoh of UBA, Stanley Amuchie of Zenith Bank and Banji Adeniyi of GTBank will slug it out.

David Onilado of Leadway Assurance, Rashidat Adebisi of Axa Mansard, Ayodele Bamidele of AIICO Insurance and Nkem Odibeli Continental Reinsurance will battle to emerge winner of the CFO of the Year Award in the Insurance Sector category.

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via dipo.olowookere@businesspost.ng

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