Oil and Gas Council has announced Mr. Tonye Cole, Executive Director and Founder of the Sahara Group, as the winner of its Lifetime Achievement Award for Africa Energy Awards.
Tonye Cole as an innovator, thought, and business leader has over the last 21 years built a leading African power, energy, gas and infrastructure conglomerate and was rightly recognized by the judges for his commitment to the provision of energy across Africa as well as his business agility and commitment to philanthropy.
The Council’s Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes Cole’s individual role and Sahara Group’s corporate role in promoting inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication, capacity building, food security and access to potable water in Africa.
The award will be presented to Mr Cole at this year’s Africa Energy Awards in Paris on the 13th & 14th of June at the first evening of Africa Assembly in Paris and is an opportunity to recognize this year’s best performing companies and executives on the African continent as well as those who have achieved excellence, pioneered new frontiers, inspired others throughout their activities and achieved growth in challenged markets. Continue reading