Lagos - OLX, Nigeria’s number one online classified, has won
the award for best classified ads website of the year at the sophomore edition
of the Nigeria Technology Awards (N.i.T.A) which held on Saturday, November 26,
2016 in Lagos.
While receiving the award on behalf of the company, Goodluck
Ikporo, Business Operations & Finance Manager, OLX, thanked the organizers
of the awards for the recognition.
Ikporo acknowledged that although it had been a challenging
year for Nigerians due to the economic recession, OLX nonetheless remained
steadfast in providing a safer and secure platform for its users and more
options for them to earn additional income on the platform.
“We are truly honored to have emerged winners in this
category. I want to specially thank our OLX users who believe in us. I will
like to dedicate this award to them and to the OLX team.” he said.
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Nigeria Technology Awards (N.I.T.A) is organized to
recognize and reward technology entrepreneurs, innovators, inventors, academicians,
and policy makers (Government) in Nigeria. The theme for this year’s award
ceremony was “Celebrating Technology Excellence & Innovations". The
ceremony had in attendance major players in the ecommerce industry across
various sectors of the economy, who gathered to celebrate outstanding
achievement in various categories of the award.
OLX is the world’s leading classifieds platform in growth
markets and is available in more than 40 countries and over 50 languages. OLX
connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by
making it fast and easy for anyone to post an ad through the mobile app. Every
month, hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world use
OLX’s online marketplace to find and sell a wide range of products, including
vehicles, electronics, phones and much more.
that OLX Nigeria recently introduced a new feature named ‘Top Ads’ on the OLX
site and will be showcasing this product at the 35th Lagos International Trade
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- News24 Nigeria