Innovation Times has declared six chosen people for its individual of the year 2016 honor.
The chosen people are Mike Adenuga, administrator Globacom Limited; Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive bad habit director, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC); and Leo Stan Ekeh, administrator Zinox Technologies.
Others are Omobola Johnson, pioneer priest of correspondence Technology for Nigeria; Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne; and Jim Ovia, pioneer administrator, Visafone interchanges restricted.
In an announcement on Monday, Shina Badaru, author/CEO, Technology Times media constrained, said the honor respects the individual who has made the most persisting commitment to the nation’s data and correspondence innovation (ICT) industry.
Badaru said the last honouree would be chosen through a reciprocal choice of Technology Times Editors (40%) and web based voting (60%) by the Internet people group on the official site of the organization, www.technologytimes.ng.
He clarified that web based voting would be permitted so that Internet people group could take an interest in picking the last honouree for the Technology Times Person of The Year 2016.
“Innovation has in a general sense changed the way we live, work and play. We are satisfied to declare that our candidates are men and ladies that have through their ability, fortune or time or a blend of these ventures improved our reality a place,” Badaru said.
“We are additionally satisfied to cultivate a comprehensive and straightforward procedure to choose the last honouree as a huge number of Technology Times perusers crosswise over Nigeria, Africa and past will now vote to choose who they accept has made the most continuing commitments to ICT development in Nigeria, taking after the opening of voting on the authority online center point, www.technologytimes.ng.
“Surprisingly since the foundation of Technology Times in 2004, our Editors and perusers might choose one industry pioneer in the Nigeria ICT industry to be respected with our most prestigious honor: Technology Times Person of The Year 2016.”
Badaru included that the February 2017 issue of Technology Times iSpace Magazine would highlight the honouree on its cover and report the Technology Times Person of The Year 2016 as the most extraordinary ICT industry official of the year.
“This should be trailed by a unique festival and service at Technology Times Outlook 2017 Dinner to be held Friday, February 10 at Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria,” he said.