Source: Reporters 365, published October 12, 2012
Mrs Kofo Akinkugbe, on Thursday in Accra, Ghana, won the “2012 Africa Award for Entrepreneurship” for her contribution to socio-economic development of the continent. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Akinkugbe bagged the 100,000 dollars prize in the Outstanding Mature Business category.
- Kofo Akinkugbe is founder & CEO of SecureID Nigeria Ltd. She is a highly respected African business leader who has become a market leader in smart card technology and digital security. SecureID is world-class manufacturing company with the only smart card production plant in West Africa and one of only six on the continent. This company serves 16 countries across Africa and is fully certified by VISA, Verve and MasterCard. In 2012, Kofo won the Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship Mature Business Award.