Chief executive bags Business Day top 25 CEOs award

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The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, eTranzact International PLC, Mr. Olaniyi Toluwalope, has received Business Day’s top 25 CEOs award in recognition of his company’s outstanding performance on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Speaking during the award ceremony, which took place at the weekend in Lagos, the publisher of Business Day Media Ltd., Mr. Frank Aigbogun, stated that the award is more than just a recognition ceremony, “it is a reward for excellence, innovation, and a drive for positive change.”

According to the publisher, Mr. Toluwalope, along with other awardees, have demonstrated extraordinary leadership, resilience, and a relentless pursuit of success. Their remarkable achievement in growing market value within the review period distinguishes them as industry leaders, serving as a beacon of inspiration, admiration, and respect from their peers and stakeholders alike.

“This has led us to celebrate your achievements, passion, and dedication to excellence. We recognize the countless hours of hard work, sleepless nights, and sacrifices that go into building and leading a successful business. Your resilience in the face of challenges is truly commendable, and it is an honor to acknowledge and celebrate your triumphs,” he said.

Responding after receiving the award, Mr. Olaniyi Toluwalope stated that the award is a testament to what they have been doing in the financial technology sector for the past 20 years.

Toluwalope said: “This award means a lot to us, considering the journey of transformation we embarked upon as an

organization a couple of years ago.”

He believes that the board, management, and the entire team have worked tirelessly to reimagine strategy with a strong focus on execution capability.

“We have forged more partnerships and deepened our collaboration with the government and the private sector, working closely with many of our financial service partners. The quality of products and solutions we offer, combined with the investments we have made in technology infrastructure, is the result of all we are currently experiencing in terms of our improvement and top performance.”