Renuka Methil managing Editor of Forbes Africa “With a career longevity more than 30 years at Afreximbank, Benedict Oramah is a true pan Africanist”.
On November 18, Oramah also get the Zike Prize in Professional Leadership at a galla in Lagos, Nigeria. He is the recipient of various awards for his contributions to the promotion of trade in Africa and various initiatives he has championed to drive intra African trade.
Nominations for Forbes African Person of the year are submitted by members of research teams and and magazine editorial consisting journalist from its bureaus across Africa and victorious is chose after a Africa wide review of the major contributors to the area. Oramah naem was brief listed and clearly decided the winner of 2023.
Under his leadership, Afreximbank has been leading sublime projects. The bank latest signed a $150 million trade finance agreement under the Ukraine Crisis Adjustment Trade Financing Programme for Africa with United Bank for Africa.
President Oramah was honoured with the Zik Prize in Professional Leadership in November.