Member of Lagos Business School’s new Advisory Board and CEO, Cement of Lafarge plc, Mrs Adepeju Adebajo, yesterday emerged Businesswoman of the Year at the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) held at Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos.
The annual event, organised in partnership with CNBC Africa, honours business excellence in the West African region that has had a considerable impact on the region’s industry and community.
Adebajo, one of four finalists initially shortlisted for the award, is on the LBS Advisory Board which creates a mechanism for receiving information on the effectiveness of LBS and advising on the School’s future direction to make it one of the best providers of management education in emerging markets.
This year’s awards was attended by high-profile business leaders such as Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi; President and Founder of ANAP Foundation, Atedo Peterside and GTBank CEO, Segun Agbaje, among others.
LBS was responsible for preparing the dossiers on nominees for the AABLA award categories which also included: Business Leader of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Industrialist of the Year, Philanthropist of the Year and Young Business Leader of the Year