Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, has been honoured with the Women in Logistics and Transport (WILAT) 2020 Mentors Award. The award was bestowed on him virtually at the association’s 8th annual conference and award with the theme “Role Modelling and its impact”.
Speaking at the conference, Mrs. Folake Soji-George, Chairperson, WILAT Nigeria, explained that the choice of Dr. Taiwo Afolabi for the award was not far-fetched owing to the mentorship he has provided for many maritime industry professionals globally. “Dr. Taiwo Afolabi has proven to be a worthy example of a mentor that many young persons want to emulate. He has consistently supported courses geared towards providing mentorship support for professionals in the maritime sector and other business areas. We are proud of your excellent business acumen and extension of a hand of love to WILAT at all times”, she noted.
In his response, Olumuyiwa Akande, Group Head, Corporate Communications, SIFAX Group, thanked the body for the honour and further assured the body of SIFAX Group’s support for its programmes.