West Africa’s major telecoms operator, Globacom, and its enterprising chairman, Dr Mike Adenuga Jr. (GCON) have won five awards at the 2014 African Information and Communication Technology Awards (AFRICTA) held at the Eko Hotel and Suites over the weekend. Reports Leadership.ng
Dr Adenuga was adjudged the African ICT Man of the Decade for his pan-African ICT investment vision, humane values and unrivalled patriotism.
Globacom bagged four awards including the Broadband Backbone Provider of the Year for its Glo 1 infrastructure, Subscriber – Friendly Telecoms Operator of the Year for its commitment to subscriber rewards and sponsorships, Fastest Growing Mobile Operator of the Decade and Best Wholesale Broadband Company of the Year.
The award promoters described Dr Adenuga as a pan-Africanist who has put a human face to wealth creation and an investor whose vision for the ICT industry is founded on a tradition of changing the life of the black man, which is why Globacom has become synonymous with life-transforming investments like the Glo 1 undersea cable which has changed the way West Africans live and do business. Read more