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The West Africa Mobile Awards 2017 (Photos)

The Winners

The RoofTop Lounge on Karimu Kotun, Victoria Island saw a gathering of tech enthusiasts for the West Africa Mobile Awards, 2017 which held on 18th May, 2017.

Though slated to begin at 6:00pm, the event didn’t start till about 9:00pm. The two-hour delay had the tech savvy guests networking and selling their business to potential clients amidst finger foods and drinks.

The award-gala party which was hosted by Williams Uzoma kicked off without the unnecessary preambles associated with award ceremonies. A total of 10 awards were given to deserving individuals and tech firms as the audience erupted in cheers of congratulatory messages and back thumping.

See list of the winners :

*WAMAS Marketing Campaign Award – Global Interacting.
*Commerce Retail Award – Buy Chat.
*Mobile Education Award – Optiweb Communication.
*Mobile Innovation Award – Vas2net.
*Best App Award – NairaBox.
*Financial Tech Award – FlutterWave.
*Social, News & Entertainment Award – Battabox.
*Social Impact Award – Airtel mobile money.
*Young Gun of the Year – Iyin Aboyeji of FlutterWave.
*Outstanding Industry Achievement Award – Rebecca Enonchong of Active Spaces.

The West Africa Mobile Awards recognizes the regions best mobile and tech companies.

The WAMAS was supported by BBM, Mobile West Africa (MWA), AppsAfrica.com, MEF, Wimbart PR, Dress Me Outlet, Connect Nigeria and others.

Photos below:

David Fanojuro with Nene Obichie

The Award Winners
The Naira Box Team
The Optiweb communication team
Rajan Bhalla with Edouard Blondeau
Abi Adisa (CEO Amara Suites), Toyin Emmanuel (PRO Naira Box) & Matt (Alto Leasing )
Seyi Akinkugbe with Tokunbo Adetona
Yoanna Chikezie (CEO /Founder The Assembly) with Jay Chikezie (Co-founder/COO Naira Box) & friend
Chiamaka Iwuaju with Oma Oburota
Moses Sule,Kehinde Olateru, Jo-Sharon Udoh(Customer Success QA Manager Flutter Wave) & Adegbenga Agoro
Daryn Wober with Tomiwa Aladeuomo
Chibike Emenike, Toyin Emmanuel (PRO Naira Box) & Chuks Enyi
Doubi Koroye (Eskimi LTD), Muyiwa Aleshinloye (Ringier Digital Marketing )Dipo Akingugbe(Ringier Digital Marketing) & Chuks Uketui (Eskimi)
Tope Samuel with Faith Adesemowo
Christen Tonga, James Nanab, Harriet Blest & Mipe Okunseinde
Apattson , Riccardo, Pas Quaoatto & John Batter
The Awards
Williams Uzomba (Master of ceremony)
Mobile Marketing Campaign ( Glo Interactive)
Best Mobile Education (Optiweb Communication )
Best Mobile Innovation (VAS2Nets)
Best App (Naira Box)
Flutter Gun of the year (Flutter Wave)

Report by: Busari Yusuf
Photo credit: King Solomon Ekhaiyeme

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