…Five Other Nigerians In Its 2022 List Of Nigerians In Its 2022 List Of Award Recipients
Peter Ejiofor, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ethnos IT Solutions Limited, an indigenous cybersecurity firm based in Lagos was recently recognised as one of the leading cyber security entrepreneurs in the country.
This recognition and award were done by African Business Leadership Awards (ABLA). This award is coming to Peter after decades of bringing innovative security solutions to businesses. Mr. Ejiofor, who is one of only six Nigerians, on the list of 12 awardees, is recognized with the African Leadership Excellence Award for his track record of business leadership and value creation in the information security space in Nigeria and beyond.
Peter Ejiofor was one of the few Nigerians recognised while other Nigerians like Heritage Banks Chief Executive Officer, Ifie Sekkibo, Peter Ashade, Group Chief Executive Officer of United Capital Plc, Emmanuel Nwogbo, the Group Managing Director of Centuari, and Kashifu Abdullahi, the Director-General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). While the ABLA achievement award went to Sam Metakane, the Chairman of Metakane Group of Companies, Lesotho.
Over the years, Peter Ejiofor has shown and demonstrated that indigenous firms can offer top-notch cyber security solutions to Nigerian firms. His company, Ethnos IT Security Solutions has deployed various IT solutions across many sectors in the country. Bringing his decades of knowledge to the bare, Peter has also over time given back to society in the areas of capacity building and cybersecurity training for the teaming youths of the country to enable them to be world-class cybersecurity experts.
Speaking on the award, Peter said “I thank the organisers of this award for recognizing my efforts in the IT security ecosystem. The journey hasn’t been an easy one, we continue to strive for perfection and these years have taught me better ways of delivering IT services, especially in the area of cyber security. I hope to keep improving.”
The Winners of the ABLA awards emerged through an intensely contested 3-step points-based selection process that included nomination; online voting for shortlisted nominees; and the final review of the editorial board. The African Business Leadership Awards (ABLA), a flagship program of the African Leadership Magazine London, recognizes exceptional corporate practices and outstanding achievements in the African business landscape, as well as contributions to the continent’s inclusive socio-economic growth and development. The 12th edition of the Awards presentation ceremony was held on July 4, 2022, at the House of Lords, London on the sidelines of the Africa Summit London with the theme, ’’Rethinking African Trade & Partnership Possibilities’’