Lagos Business School alumni, Paul Orajaka (AMP 20/EMBA 14B) and Udo Okonjo (OMP 2) have been recognised as one of the best business leaders across Africa, as they emerged nominees in the 2016 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA).
Paul Orajaka (AMP 20/EMBA 14B), Founder and CEO of Aldon Limited was nominated for the West African entrepreneur of the year award. He holds an Executive masters in Administration, MSc in Management and a BSc in Accounting from University of Lagos. He has successfully grown his toy business ,which he started with as little as N5000, to become the most preferred toy brand in Nigeria with an annual turnover of over N500 million.
Udo Okonjo (OMP 2) Founder and CEO of Fine and Country West Africa, was nominated for the West African business woman of the year award. The CEO and Founder of Fine and Country West Africa, holds an LL.B from the University of Nigeria Nsukka and an LL.M from King’s College London. She has 17 years’ experience of working at top law firms in both United States of America and Nigeria.
Lagos Business School is the official Research Partner for the 2016 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in partnership with CNBC Africa. The awards honour remarkable leadership and salute game changers of business on the continent for their continuing commitment to excellence. Winners of the Awards exemplify the best in African leadership; they embody the core values of a successful leader – strength, innovation, ingenuity and foresight.