SIFAX Group Chairman wins Zik Prize Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership
The Chairman of SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, has been bestowed the Zik Prize Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
At the event which held weekend, Prof. Pat Utomi, Head of Selection Committee for Zik Prize Award, extolled the Sifax Group boss for his business acumen, tenacity and grit, which have translated into a success strategy for the Group’s business and by extension, the Nigerian economy.
Describing Dr. Afolabi as one who has redefined business enterprise in Nigeria, Utomi said: “Afolabi is the Chairman of SIFAX Group, a leading business behemoth with diversified interests in maritime, aviation, oil & gas, haulage and logistics, tourism, hospitality and financial services. His massive investments in Nigeria’s terminal operations, especially its off-dock solutions, have positively affected the industry and catalyse economic growth.
“The SIFAX Group boss has shown consistency in developing innovative business models and nurturing same to global acclaim which has made him a leader in various entrepreneurial endeavours. The Lagos Marriott is an example of one of the novel business solutions that have been brought to life by Dr. Taiwo Afolabi.”