Path Solutions has been voted ‘Islamic Banking Solution Provider of the Year' at the 2016 edition of Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards held on April 23rd at the prestigious Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria.
According to Communication Week Media Limited, who are the organizers of the awards, “this year, over 1.3 million readers voted in the different categories with Path Solutions emerging as the clear winner in the ‘Islamic Banking Solution Provider of the Year’ category”, adding that “the votes are testament to the company’s continuous contributions, innovations and commitment to the growth of the Islamic finance industry”.
Path Solutions emerged top at the awards in an online poll conducted from January 2015 to March 31st, 2016, in which over 1.3 million respondents participated. The 2016 BoICT winners were chosen by the readers of Nigeria CommunicationsWeek through a transparent voting process.
Rosie Kmeid, Vice President, Global Corporate Communications & Marketing at Path Solutions commented on the occasion, “We are thrilled to have received the ‘Islamic Banking Solution Provider of the Year’ award, which was in recognition of our pioneering role in developing and implementing Sharia-based financial solutions and services in Africa. Building on our commitment to serving the specific needs of the African market, we focus on delivering quantifiable value to our clients by providing them with a distinct competitive advantage over financial institutions that rely on legacy systems”.
The BoICT Awards was instituted to reward the vision and hard work of exceptional individuals and companies that have contributed significantly to the growth of the ICT industry in Nigeria. The objectives of the awards are to evaluate and recognize standards of excellence in the country’s quest for growth and development in the use of ICT. Now in its eighth year, the BoICT awards motivate stakeholders in effective utilization of ICT and are aimed at leveraging opportunities and charting the way forward.
Among those who attended the award ceremony were Ayotunde Coker, Managing Director, Rack Centre Limited, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communication and Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture in Nigeria.