Recently, SIFAX Group won two New Telegraph Newspaper Award. The awards are Company of the Year and Investor of the Year 2020 awards. The award was bestowed on the company by the management of New Telegraph Newspaper at the Group’s corporate head office, at Apapa, Lagos.
At the presentation, Juliet Bumah, Sunday Editor, New Telegraph noted that the choice of SIFAX Group for both awards was not far-fetched owing to its aggressive expansion both in Nigeria and overseas. “After reading the profile of the company, our panel of judges and editors has no objection to the choice of SIFAX Group. The Group has distinguished itself in the way it does business such that even during the pandemic they launched another terminal that was meant to boost the country’s economy”, she said.
In his acceptance speech, Barrister Ezekiel Ajewole, Executive Director/Senior Special Assistant to the GEVC, SIFAX Group thanked the organization for such worthy honour on the company and assured that the company has resolved to continue to do more in order to boost Nigeria’s economy and lift the country’s name across the globe through quality investments.
Nigeria needs companies and investors that will step to the plate, and take the country to the desired heights. SIFAX Group has done that in more ways than one, and this piece focuses on these achievements and strides the Group has made since it first opened for business over three decades ago.
SIFAX Group, which began operations as SIFAX Nigeria Limited in 1988 has become a big conglomerate, with diverse investments in maritime, aviation, haulage, logistics, oil and gas, financial services and hospitality, among other. The Group operates globally with presence in the United States, United Kingdom, Ghana, South Africa, Holland, Belgium, Morocco, Spain and Djibouti.
Services provided by the group include freight forwarding (sea and air), ports operations, haulage and logistics, groupage, cargo consolidation, warehousing, ship agency, ship chartering, stevedoring, off-dock services, airport ground operations, packing and removal, marine services, importation and sales of crude, plant hire, financial services and hospitality.
Services rendered at its inception included freight forwarding, haulage and warehousing operations, as well as adjunct import and export support services. However, it has become a multi-national company with subsidiaries in Nigeria, Africa and overseas.
L-R: Olumuyiwa Akande, Head, Corporate Communications, SIFAX Group; Kelly Imade, Group Head, Administration/Protocol, SIFAX Group; Barrister Ezekiel Ajewole, Executive Director/Senior Special Assistant to the GEVC of SIFAX Group; Juliet Bumah, Editor, Sunday Telegraph and Vincent Eboigbe, Editor, Saturday Telegraph during the presentation of New Telegraph Newspaper’s Investor of the Year and Company of the Year awards to SIFAX Group at the company’s head office at Apapa, Lagos.