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VoguePay wins African online payment platform award

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VoguePay.com, an emerging markets e-payments service provider has won the African Online Payment Platform of the year award at the sixth edition of the African Achievers Award 2016 held in Abuja recently.

Tonye Rex Idaminabo, Principal partner of African Achievers Award remarked that VoguePay won the special recognition award as the African Online Payment Platform of the year because of its contribution to online payment in Nigeria and Africa in general.

According to him, the award ceremony is recognised as one of the biggest gathering of influential and global African achievers and is rated by Forbes Magazine as one of the most prestigious awards on the African continent.

While acknowledging the award, Ibrahim Mohammed, Head of Business Development, Africa, VoguePay, reiterated his company’s commitment to excellence as the award came on the heels of VoguePay’s recent honour as the best emerging online payment in Africa at the African Information Technology and Telecom Awards (AITTA) 2016 in Accra, Ghana.

He noted that VoguePay is the biggest payment gateway by merchant size in Nigeria and also serves customers in four continents including North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

Along with VoguePay, some of the visionaries African leaders honoured for their immense contributions and legacies include the Presidents of Malawi and Zambia; Peter Mutharika and Edgar Lungu respectively.

According to Ogunlade Oluwole, head, digital media at VoguePay, other award winners include John Momoh, chairman, Channels TV; Johnson Arthur Sakaja,  national chairman of the ruling party in Kenya; Angelle Kwemo, CEO, Rimsom Strategies; Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, Thapelo Olopeng, minister of youth, sports and culture, Botswana; and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Others are Mosima Gabriel “Tokyo” Sexwale; one of top ten successful businessmen in South Africa and other revered accomplished Africans achievers who were honoured for their works and contributions towards the growth and advancement of the African Continent.

The award ceremony organised by the Institute of Leadership and Management and Achievers Media have consistently rewarded and honoured great African Achievers across the continent.

JUMOKE AKIYODE