OLX, Nigeria’s number one online classified, won the award for best classified ads website of the year at the sophomore edition of the Nigeria Technology Awards (N.i.T.A) which held on Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Lagos.
While receiving the award on behalf of the company, Goodluck Ikporo, Business Operations & Finance Manager, OLX, thanked the organizers of the awards for the recognition. Ikporo acknowledged that although it had been a challenging year for Nigerians due to the economic recession, OLX nonetheless remained steadfast in providing a safer and secure platform for its users and more options for them to earn additional income on the platform.
“We are truly honored to have emerged winners in this category. I want to specially thank our OLX users who believe in us. I will like to dedicate this award to them and to the OLX team.” he said.
Nigeria Technology Awards (N.I.T.A) is organized to recognize and reward technology entrepreneurs, innovators, inventors, academicians, and policy makers (Government) in Nigeria. The theme for this year’s award ceremony was “Celebrating Technology Excellence & Innovations”. 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 40 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, hundreds of millions of 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.