By Rukayat Moisemhe, Lagos..
Standard Chartered Bank, Nigerian Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) and the British Deputy High Commission have bagged the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) most supportive organisation award.
The president of NBCC, Ms Bisi Adeyemi, in a report on Saturday in Lagos, said that award given to Standard Chartered Bank was for the most supportive organisation and that of NIPC was for most supportive public sector organisation.
She added that the award to the British Deputy High Commission was for the most supportive British institute, while PriceWaterhouseCoopers bagged the award for technology support.
Adeyemi said that the awards celebrated excellence in the Nigerian business space, while fostering Britain-Nigeria bilateral relations.
She added that some deserving individual officers of the Chamber such as Prince Bimbo Olashore, Founder, Lead Capital Plc., Mr Akin Osuntoki, business management consultant, Mr Ray Atelly, Deputy President and others received NBCC awards.
“The chairman of advocacy committee, Ms Anne Rinu, was specially recognised for her advocacy drive, while Mrs Doris Ugochukwu clinched the ‘Most Innovative Staff’ award, and Mrs Ajoke Onabolujo got the longest-serving staff award.
“I laud all our members for their tremendous cooperation and support to the chamber over the years.
“The NBCC is on an upward trajectory and is poised to retain its leading position at the forefront of bilateral trade relations in Nigeria,” she said.
Adeyemi enumerated the achievements of NBCC in 2022, which included the launch and take-off of the NBCC Tech Academy, as well as the creative and cultural groups, among other initiatives.