Prunedge Chief Executive Officer, Joel Ogunsola, has been honoured at the third edition of the Royal African Young Leadership Forum (RAYLF) for his impact on advancing technology in Nigeria.
Ogunsola has been at the forefront of bridging the digital technology skills gap while enabling businesses and governments to digitize their processes and supporting their growth. He is also the founder and director for development at Technology for Social Change and Development Initiative (Tech4dev), a non-profit social enterprise that creates access to decent work and entrepreneurship opportunities for Africans.
The RAYLF honors 100 young people annually as part of the Global Outreach Initiative of His Imperial Majesty (H.I.M), Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, Ooni of Ife, and its Grand Patron, former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR. The RAYLF is dedicated to revealing the greatness of Africa’s future by encouraging, recognizing, and empowering its most promising young leaders who have had a significant impact in the society.
By dedicating the award to each and every person who made it possible and expressing his sincere gratitude to His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, and the Royal African Award organizers for the recognition, Ogunsola emphasized his commitment to democratized opportunities for young underserved Africans and providing a convergence of innovation and sustainable development.
“A very big thank you to everyone who continues to make all the work we do possible. I am super grateful and look forward to continuing to deepen the impact we make in Africa and around the world! We’ve got so much more to accomplish.”
Other top Nigerians awarded included Edvant Edge Africa CEO, Louis Adekola, Red Media CEO, Adebola Williams, Sycamore CEO, Babatunde Akin Moses, BUA Group Head of Corporate Communications, O’tega Ogra.