Patricia Obo-Nai: CEO of Vodafone Recognised as Africa's Most Respected CEO in Telecommunication

Patricia Obo-Nai: CEO of Vodafone Recognised as Africa's Most Respected CEO in Telecommunication

  • The CEO of Vodafone Ghana has been recognised as Africa's Most Respected CEO
  • She was adjudged the Most Respected CEO in telecommunications
  • Patricia Obo-Nai took home the award for her role in advocating for technologies

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Vodafone Ghana's very own Chief Executive Officer, Patricia Obo-Nai, has been awarded Africa's Most Respected CEO in the telecommunication space as earlier published by myjoyonline on July 31, 2021

The award ceremony dubbed 'The Role of the African Corporate Pace-setters in Maximizing the Opportunities Offered by the AfCFTA' was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), myjoyonline reported.

The rest of the award categories included insurance, agro-processing, automobile, aviation, health, media and pharmaceuticals, among others.

Patricia Obo-Nai, CEO Vodafone Ghana, Africa's Most Respected CEO in Telecommunication, award
Patricia Obo-Nai, the CEO of Vodafone Ghana, has been recognised as Africa's Most Respected CEO in Telecommunications. Source: UGC
Source: UGC

The award scheme was intended to celebrate CEOs and senior public officers from 10 different African countries which were Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Namibia, Ethiopia, Benin, Nigeria, Botswana and Cote d'Ivoire.

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The intention

"The awards are aimed at bringing together business captains, public sector officials and investors in Africa who deserve recognition for accomplishments in their respective areas of endeavour in the Covid-challenged emerging Africa corporate ecosystem," Chairman of Al Dobowi Group and African Chamber for Trade United Arab Emirates said.

Patricia was celebrated for her outstanding leadership during the heightened parts of the pandemic where she introduced initiatives as part of a comprehensive relief package for Ghanaians.

She was also recognised for championing technologies to emphasise the needs of Africa and to leverage technological advancement to drive sustainable development among other innovations.

Taking to her LinkedIn page, Madam Patricia shared the article on her timeline with the caption:

"Another one for God and country. Thank you for the recognition."

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Dripping in success: Footwear founder Lekau Sehoana celebrates accomplishments

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In some other business news, Briefly News previously reported that thriving businessman, Lekau Sehoana has headed online to celebrate two years in the sneaker game. The owner of Drip Footwear is the brain behind impressive million rand deals with big local brands and musicians such as Cassper Nyovest.

Taking to his Twitter account, @LekauSehoana shared the good news with Mzansi.

"I sold the first pair of Drip on this day 2 years ago. We have since grown the brand to 15 Stores and 116 Employees. Please help me wish @DripFootwear more trading Years. #DripTurns2," h captioned the inspirational post.

The inspiring recollection of Sehoana's two-year journey to success definitely left Mzansi feeling encouraged. Many even took to the comments section and asked for a free pair of cool shoes.

Check out some of the comments below:

@ThobekaNtshayza said:

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"5 kicks nyana for giveaways to celebrate the 2 years of trading? One for me please."

@Nthapeleng__ said:

"Respect your pace of scaling. It takes other businesses ten years to scale like this. You making blacks proud."

@DorcusNyambi said:

"Happy birthday my beautiful Dripfootwear."

@Ref_Marokana said:

@Lethabo_Shawn27 s(NW), made my first visit to one of @DRIPFootWear stores yesterday. O spanne mfethu. Congratulations and keep inspiring! #DripTurns2."

@Lethabo_Shawn27 said:

"Inspired, More growth for you & the brand!! Continue building, moving forward & changing lives."

@Sanda_Mvulana said:

"Local is lekker. May the Township dream continue to grow."

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