Personalities and organizations honored at maiden Ghana FIN Cashless Awards
A total of about 38 tech industry captains, business leaders and organizations were honoured at the maiden Foreign Investment Network (FIN) cashless awards. The awards night took place at Movempick Ambassador Hotel.
The graced winners who took home a plaque were 21 key industry players and 19 organizations from mainly Ghana and Nigeria. Quite a number of the awardees took one award, with a couple of people taking home two. Very few people took home three awards
The awards night was the climax of the African Cashless Payments Systems (ACPS) Conference in Ghana. The conference opened the forum for discussion on the use of digitalization and cashless payments to drive the intra-continental trade within the context of the AfCFTA (Africa Continental Free Trade Area).
This event is organized by FIN with the aim of encouraging and promoting the innovative idea of the creation of cashless platforms across Africa in order to make headway in the hurdles of trade on the continent when it comes to payment.
A couple of organizations include K-NET, MTN Ghana, Vodafone Ghana, Afriwave, Zeepay, Hubtel, IT Consortium, Mobile Zone, CBG, Ecobank, Ghana Revenue Authority, Bank of Ghana, Ghana Interbank Payments and Settlements Systems, National Communications Authority and others were also honoured.
The personalities included Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Communications and Digitalization Minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, Vice President’s Executive Secretary, Augustine Blay, Mobile Zone CEO, Maxwell Techie, Hubtel CEO, Alex Bram, K-NET CEO, Richard Hlomador, Vodafone Ghana CEO, Patricia Obo-Nai, MTN Ghana CEO, Selorm Adadevoh and the editor for TechGH24, Samuel Dowuona.