Leading online classifieds site, OLX.com.ng, won the award for Classified Advert Website of the year at the 7th edition of Beacon of Information & Communications Technology Awards (BoICT) which was held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 in Lagos.
While receiving the award on behalf of the company, Lola Masha, Country Manager, OLX, thanked the organizers of the awards for their recognition. Masha stated that she was humbled by the award which was a testimony of OLX’s commitment to helping Nigerians win by selling their used goods to earn extra cash especially in this challenging economy.
“We are truly honored to have emerged winners in this category. I want to specially thank our OLX users for their loyalty. I will like to dedicate this award to them and to the OLX team for their commitment.” she said
The Beacon of ICT Awards are annual ICT awards recognizing organizations’ or individuals’ contributions to ICT development in Nigeria. The theme for this year’s award ceremony was “Data Centre as Kiln of Industrialization and Transformation”. The ceremony had in attendance major players in the ecommerce industry across various sectors of the economy, who gathered to celebrate outstanding achievement in various categories of the award.
OLX is the world’s leading classifieds platform in growth markets and is available in more than 45 countries and over 50 languages. OLX connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post an ad through the mobile app. Every month, over 300 million people in local markets around the world use OLX’s online marketplace to find and sell a wide range of products, including vehicles, electronics, phones and much more.