LAGOS — Wale Ajisebutu, Vice-chairman/ CEO, 21st Century Technologies Limited, a top ICT powerhouse was, weekend, inducted into the ADA Hall of Fame, organised by Africa Digital Forum and Awards, ADA, in recognition of his foresight and courage in the telecoms industry.
Ajisebutu, alongside Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, former EVC of NCC, Dr. Ernest Ndukwe, ATCON President, Engr. Lanre Ajayi, and president, Nigeria Internet Group, NIG, Bayo Banjo, and others were honoured for their roles in the development and growth of the nation’s ICT sector.
At Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, the organisers lauded Ajisebutu, saying he is an example of a Nigerian who has brought value, candour and simplicity to the information and communications technology space.
A man of very few words, Ajisebutu has built one of Nigeria’s largest ICT hubs, 21st Century Technologies Limited, 21CTL, a fully mobilised and well positioned converged multi-service provider with arms and legs in telecommuni- cations; software; online marketplace; ICT training and more.
Responding on behalf of the inductees, Ajisebutu dedicated the honour to the over 600 staff of 21CTL and paid glowing tributes to Governor Aregbesola for encouraging telecommunications when he was a Lagos State Works commissioner.