March 01, 2022
The Director-General of Nigeria’s Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu has been conferred with the African Aviation Personality of the Year Award. During the 10th African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Award, he received the award. The event with the theme: PHILANTHROPY, IMPACT INVESTING, AND SUSTAINABILITY IN AFRICA, held at the iconic Dorchester Hotel, London, with virtual participation from other distinguished Africans who were unable to attend physically.
He received the award alongside other distinguished African Business, Political and Diplomatic Leaders, including the President of Malawi, His Excellency Lazarus Chakwera. Others who attended the event include Baroness Sandip Verma, Member, House of Lords, United Kingdom; the Ambassadors of Kenya, Ivory Coast, & Botswana to the U.K.
The World Health Organization Director-General, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, congratulated all the winners on their emergence during the 10th Edition of the awards. Dr Ghebreyesus, the 9th African Leadership Person of the Year, stated that he was happy handing over to the new African Leadership Person of the Year due to his record of impeccable leadership in Malawi.
Also presented with awards in different categories includes Kwanele Ngwemya, Chief Executive Officer, NBS Bank, Malawi, Mactar SY Founder/CEO, SYLAM Technologies Group SAS, Senegal, Rt. Reverend Patricia Sappor, President, Chartered Institute of Bankers, Ghana; Polaris Bank Limited; Mukwandi Chibesakunda, Chief Executive Officer, Zambia Commercial Bank (ZANACO) Plc; Abdulmajid Nsekela, Managing Director, CRBD Bank, Tanzania; Dr Helen Oritsejafor, Founder, A Hand to the Needy Foundation, Nigeria.
The African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Awards, the leading vote-based third-party endorsement in the continent, has continued to attract interest from Africans within and in the Diaspora.
The African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year, which is in its 10th year, is an annual award reserved for distinguished Africans who have blazed the trail in the year under review. A shortlist of nominees are selected from results gathered via a Call for the nomination – traditionally promoted via paid online and offline campaigns across the continent, Europe, and the Americas. The call for nomination is the first step in a multi-phased process.
About African Leadership Magazine:
The African Leadership magazine is published by African Leadership (U.K.) Limited, a company registered in the United Kingdom. The magazine focuses on bringing Africa’s best to a global audience, telling the African story from an African perspective; while evolving solutions to peculiar challenges the continent faces today.
Since its maiden Edition, African Leadership Magazine has become a leading pan-African flagship leadership-focused publication read by over 1 200 000 targeted international investors, business executives, government policymakers, and multilateral agencies Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Europe, and the U.S. It is distributed at major international and African Leadership events around the world. The magazine has over 1 000,000 subscribers/Followers on Facebook and a virile readership on other social media platforms. It is a niche and unbiased African voice born out of a desire to tell the African story from an African perspective by focusing on individuals and corporates known for their legacy-based approach to leadership.