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Voting opens for Beacon of ICT Awards 2019


The board and management of CommunicationsWeek Media Limited, a certified global ICT company with over two million online subscribers, has opened its portal to the general public to vote for nominees of this year’s Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards.

The Beacon of Information and Communication Technology awards series are widely regarded as the most prestigious annual event available in the ICT industry in Nigeria.

The awards ceremony rewards best practices and recognises outstanding contributions to the growth of the sector.
Announcing the commencement of the voting process, Ken Nwogbo, chief executive officer
and editor in chief, CommunicationsWeek Media Limited, the organisers of the event, said the BoICT Awards winners had always emerged through a transparent voting process that involves business leaders and readers, with independent quality experts.

Business leaders and readers can cast their votes via
Nwogbo said, adding that the theme for this year’s lecture is “Telco and Bank Partnership to Drive Financial Inclusion” Now in its tenth year, this year award will start with the distinguished lecture series.
The lecture and award are slated for Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos.
The Beacon of ICT Distinguished Lecture is designed to explore efforts to put Nigeria on the global Information and Communications Technologies map.

The lecture series is reserved for distinguished achievers.
Past Keynote lecturers include: Ernest Ndukwe; the former executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Yomi Bolarinwa; former director-general of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Jean Luc Fort; CEO, OR System France and specialist in Counterpart Risk and Chris Nwagboso; chairman, Knowledge Factory International, United Kingdom, among others.


Jumoke Akiyode-Lawanson

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