Dr. Elikem Tamaklo has been named as one of the finalists in the category of “Young Business Leader” at the 8th All Africa Business Leaders Awards 2018 to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa on Nov. 29, 2018.
All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA™), in partnership with CNBC Africa, have announced the 2018 West African finalists, after the completion of a rigorous and extensive selection process.
The 8th edition of the AABLA will honour business excellence and leaders who have made considerable and remarkable impact on their various industries, individuals, communities, continent and the world at large.
According to the judging committee of the AABLA, the guiding principle was selecting individuals, who have shown leadership competences, continued commitment to excellence, developing best practices, innovative strategies and have demonstrated that they are game changers of business in West Africa.
In recognition of the Young Business Leader of the Year presented by Lancaster University, Dr Elikem Tamaklo, Managing Director, Nyaho Medical Centre; Achenyo Helen Asimegbe, CEO, Stylemark Mall Enterprises and Ronke Bamisedun, Founder, BWL Agency, from Ghana and Nigeria respectively, emerged as finalists.
The team of judges evaluated hundreds of applications, narrowing down to the nominees in the categories of Business Leader of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Business Woman of the Year, Young Business Leader of the Year, Company of the year, Innovator of the Year, Industrialist of the Year, Philanthropist of the Year and the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Finalists from all over the continent will meet at the AABLA Grand Finale in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 29 November 2018.
Judges for the awards event are Bismarck Rewane, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited; Biola Alabi, Founder and Managing Partner, Biola Alabi Media; Folusho Phillips, Executive Chairman, Phillips Consulting and head judge Peace Hyde, Head of Digital Media and Partnership, Forbes Africa – West Africa.