Taidob College Abeokuta representing Nigeria, emerges as the most awarded group at the 2019 African Company of the Year competition in Ghana.
Taidob College Abeokuta emerged winners of the 2019 National Company of the Year Competition (NCOY) organised by the Junior Achievement Nigeria and sponsored by First Bank of Nigeria Limited.
Taidob College Abeokuta left Ghana with four awards in the keenly contested competition, comprising representatives from 10 other Junior Achievement member countries in Africa, notably from the Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland), Ghana, Zambia, Gabon, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Botswana, Kenya and South Africa.
According to a statement, Team Nigeria (represented by Taidob College) won the most awards of any other country present. The awards included: Client Focus Award, Entrepreneurial Spirit Award, Facilitator of the Year Award and was second runner up, Company of the Year Award.
Speaking on feat, the Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Folake Ani-Mumuney, said:
“The youngsters from Taidob College have indeed made Nigeria and Nigerians proud. Winning four various awards is a recognition of the viability of the innovative solutions designed to save lives. The impact of their innovation – the Gas Leakage Detector – would go a very long way at solving the problem of fire outbreaks due to gas leakages in homes, offices, and industries.
We congratulate Junior Achievement Nigeria on the strides achieved in Ghana.”
Last year, Inventive Explorers, from Caro Favored College Ajegunle, emerged the grand winners at the Africa Company of the Year competition in Ghana.
The National Company of the Year Competition (NCOY) is an annual flagship event by Junior Achievement Nigeria’s (JAN), which convenes the winners of the JA Company Program Regional Competitions across Nigeria together to compete for the National Company of the Year Award.