Health, Environment and Safety Professionals have nominated Chief Executive Officer of SIFAX Group, Dr Taiwo Afolabi, alongside other African leaders for the forthcoming Africa Safety Award for Excellence 2021 Legend Award.
This was contained in a statement issued by AfriSAFE Advisory Board member, Wale Bakare.
Bakare stated that Afolabi’s nomination came as a result of quality of leadership he played in promoting safety and health.
He noted that AfriSAFE received over 2,000 entries from safety professionals across the five African regions, stressing that the nominated individuals demonstrated a high standard of leadership and professionalism in their contribution towards the growth and development of HSE in Africa especially.
The Chief Coordinator of AfriSAFE, Femi Da-Silva, stated that , “AfriSAFE Legend Award is one of AfriSAFE Award categories that recognises African captains of industry that have displayed exemplary commitment towards the protection of people, property, and the workplace/environment by wholeheartedly supporting unique initiatives in promoting health, safety and wellbeing.’’
According to the statement, other distinguished individuals that have been shortlisted from Nigeria in other top award categories are former Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria LNG, Tony Attah; the Chief Executive Officer, TGI Group, Rahul Savara; the Chief Executive Officer, Eko Electricity Distribution Plc, Adeoye Fadeyibi; the Chief Executive Officer, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, Busola Alofe; the Chief Human Resource Officer of IBEDC, Ehi Obaseki; and Director, Mondelēz Cadbury International, Ete Pinnicks, among others.