This was announced at the awards event held yesterday, Thursday, 23 October at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria.
Jideonwo and Williams are co-founders of Red Media Africa on of Africa’s leading youth media network. The media group houses several media platforms including The Future Awards Africa, Y! Africa – the magazine, YNaija.com and Red Communication.
Finalists for the Young Business Leader of the Year Award included Seth Akumani (Ghana), Oluseun Onigbinde (NIgeria) and Christian Ngan (Cameroon).
Other winners announced were Tayo Oviosu of Paga for Entrepreneur of the Year, Arunma Oteh (Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigeria) for Business Woman of the Year and Atedo Peterside (Chairman, StanbicIBTC) for Business Leader of the Year.
Big ups to Chude Jideonwo and Adebola Williams, who are making it such that Nigerian youths have positive people to look up to.
Last year, Jideonwo and Williams were listed by Forbes as one of Africa’s best entrepreneurs under 30. They have also been listed by Business Day as one of Nigeria’s 40 leading entrepreneurs under 40.