Inside Business Africa held its 23rd Annual Inside Business Africa Commendation / Business Leaders Award at Sheraton hotel Ikeja, Lagos
Themed Vision and Corporate Governance, the gathering is organized to recognize and acknowledge performing corporate citizens and professionals for their contribution to economic growth.
Beginning proceedings, the Managing Editor/ Publisher, Inside Business Africa, Mr. Kenneth Odusola-Stevenson in his opening address expressed the need for corporate gatherings for professionals which was the objective of the platform stating that the IBCA and Business Leaders Forum was an opportunity for professionals to connect and share insights, experience and recognize excellence.
Keynote speaker Mr. A.K Mirrchan Dani, Chairman Sona Group of Industries who was represented by Mr. Devanshu Seth the group marketing head, Sona Group of Industries stated that vision does not work in isolation, rather hand in hand.
The event featured a panel of corporate professionals which included Mr. Aina Tunji, Managing Partner/ CEO Tunji Aina & CO, Mr. Ray Murphy Chief Executive Officer Mouka Limited and Mrs. Oyeyinka Banjo Westfield Consulting Limited discussing the theme of this year’s forum.
Mr.Aina Tunji expressed his view on the challenges facing businesses operating in Nigeria, according to him high interest rate, multiple taxation and inadequate power supply are some of the major issues harming businesses in the country. He appealed to the Federal Government to address these issues to enable ease of business in the country.
While Mrs. Oyeyinka Banjo Chief Executive Officer Westfield Consulting Limited says Corporate Governance is using more hands for proper management also employing more staff to run an organization for proper management.
IBCA is organized by Century 21 Communication System Limited, publishers of Inside Business Africa .The award recipient includes;
Fedan Investment Limited
Sona Group of Industries
Westfield Consulting Limited
School of Aviation
BMS International Resources Limited
Oni Mobolaji Johnson & CO
Tunji Aina & CO
Colossus Investment Limited