Sim Shagaya: CEO Wins Entrepreneur Of The Year


It was a night of smiles as the CEO of, Sim Shagaya was yesterday recognized for his efforts in online shopping in Nigeria as he won the prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 Award in the CNBC/All Africa Business Leaders Award in West Africa. The CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leader Awards is aimed at celebrating the efforts of bold individuals and African game changers who have shaped business on the continent in 2013.
While receiving the award, Sim Shagaya dedicated it to the team and investors of Konga, describing it as a salute to Konga’s audaciousness, tenacity and innovations in online shopping in Nigeria. SEE MORE AFTER CUT>>>

The full list of finalists for each category in West Africa:

Business Leader of the Year

Jean-Louis Ekra – President and Chairman, African Export-Import Bank

Segun Agbaje – Managing Director, Guaranty Trust Bank PLC

Andrew Alli – Africa Finance Corporation President and CEO

Business Woman of the Year 2013

Arunma Oteh – Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigeria

Biola Adekanbi-Alabi – Managing Director, M-Net Africa Managing Director

Sola David-Borha – Chief Executive: Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC

Entrepreneur of the Year 2013

Fabrice Sawegnon – Voodoo Group, CEO

Tayo Oviosu – Paga Founder, CEO

Sim Shagaya – Founder, CEO

Young Business Leader of the Year 2013

Obinna Ralph Ekezie – Limited, Founder and Managing Director

Jason Njoku – iROKO Partners, CEO and Co-Founder

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