The Abuja chamber of commerce and industry has revealed plans to award industries and companies who have contributed immensely to the growth of the National economy in Nigeria. The President of the chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI), Mr.Tony Ejikeonye disclosed this at a press briefing in Abuja, the Nigeria’s capital. He stated that the essence of the award is to promote the spirit of excellence among industries. “excellence awards” indicating that the award was conceived out of the need to institute a sustainable and enduring award process with established and clearly defined criteria and metrics which shall equitably apply to all organizations in any category under consideration at any point in time.” He said
Mr ejikenye who said that awards is in line with the chamber’s support of the Federal Government’s push to diversify Nigeria’s economic base and shift attention from crude oil revealed that the award would be given in different categories.
Award would be given in the following categories: Outstanding Company of the year (commerce), Outstanding Company of the year (industry), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Investor of the Year, The most innovative Business Idea. After a thorough research, and comprehensive analysis from a highly professional team of business intelligence report experts and consultants. He added
The winners of the awards would formally receive their awards at a dinner to be hosted by the Chamber on the 24th February, 2016.