The director-general of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Arunma Oteh, has been announced as West Africa’s Business Woman of the year 2014 at Africa’s most prestigious business awards, the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA).
At the ceremony which was held in Lagos thursday, Oteh was celebrated for her peerless vision and dedication in her role as DG of SEC as she has been an instrumental force in the ongoing growth and development of Nigeria’s economic landscape.
In an address at the event, Joe Nazzal, head of reserve said, “The nominees in this year’s AABLA Awards exemplify the game-changing vision that has helped to grow the West African economy, with Nigeria making incredible strides in this regard.
“Johnnie Walker Blue Label is proud to acknowledge all these individuals who, through their tireless innovation and pioneering spirit, have made a lasting impact on the continent’s business sector. The fact that all winners were from Nigeria emphasises the impact the country’s business leaders are having on the continents’ business landscape” he added.
In her remarks after receiving the award, Oteh expressed her gratitude to CNBC Africa who she said has changed the landscape of business reporting and has been connecting Africa to the world.
Source : Leadership