One of Nigeria’s telecoms companies, 9mobile, has said it has been awarded the telecoms company of the year 2018 by the Leadership Group Limited, Publishers of Leadership newspapers.
It said the award was given to it in recognition of its resilience and stability in the face of challenges.
The Group Managing Director, Leadership Group Limited, Abdul Gombe, said the decision to honour 9mobile as the telecoms company of the year was a unanimous decision reached by an enlarged Board of Editors at a recent meeting.
He commended 9mobile for emerging stronger from its many tests including the challenging operating environment, tough regulatory requirements, threat of take-over by a banking consortium and post-acquisition realities.
The Acting Managing Director, 9mobile, Stephane Beuvelet, commended the Leadership Group Limited for finding the telco worthy of the honour, stating that it would serve as further motivation to the new board and management to continue building a world-class telecommunications company.