Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has been named the Business-Friendly Governor of the Year.
Mr Kinyanjui is among three Kenyans who have been feted by the African Leadership Magazine for their exceptional leadership practices and outstanding achievements in Africa’s business landscape.
The three emerged the winners in the hotly contested African Business Leadership Awards 2020.
Other winners include KenGen CEO Rebecca Miano – who bagged the African Inspirational Business Leadership Award and Equity Bank CEO James Mwangi, who was announced the winner in the African CEO of the Year Category.
Safaricom Kenya also emerged the African Company of the Year, defeating Nigeria’s food and beverage company Nestle, which took the first runners-up position.
“Our winners and all the nominees truly deserve to be recognised for the outstanding work they have done over the last year and they continue to do for the development of our continent. Africa depends on businesses and its leaders for sustenance, jobs and wealth creation,” stated Dr Ken Giami, the publisher of the magazine, while unveiling the winners at his UK head office.