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Nigerian firms scoop West Africa Mobile Award Winners 2016

By Alex Chiejina
LAGOS (Sundiata Post) – Nigerian firms scooped majority of the awards at the inaugural West Africa Mobile Awards (WAMAS) which seeks to recognise the region’s best mobile and tech companies.

An overwhelming response drew submissions from 10 countries saw 10 winners emerging which had in attendance over 150 mobile industry executives, international media and investors in Lagos.

Below are the winners by category:

Mobile App & Game Award: Genii Games ASA

Brand Development on Mobile: Wild Fusion

Young Gun of the Year Award: Andrew Takyi-Appiah from Zeepay

Innovation in the Industry Award: mPedigree Goldkeys

Social Entertainment & News Award: Amebo App

Societal Development Award: Cellulant E Wallet

Educational & Personal Development Award: Pass.ng
Outstanding Industry Achievement Award: Jason Njoku

Commerce & Retail Award: CommercePointe

Money Banking & Financial: PayWithCapture

Matthew Dawes, Co-Founder of the West Africa Mobile Awards, revealed that the mission was to promote and honour the fantastic innovation across the mobile and tech ecosystem in Africa.

“We had diverse entries from 10 countries and both the finalists and winners are a testament to how mobile is revoltionising society in West Africa. Congratulations to all of the 2016 winners and thank you to the judges, sponsors, and media partners across West Africa that helped to make the WAMAS possible,” Matthew Dawes pointed out.

The 2016 WAMAS were supported by Twitter, Ad Dynamo, Uber, Mobile West Africa (MWA), AppsAfrica.com, the Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF), iConcepts, Qube 247, and many other industry-leading organisations and publications.

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