By Oba Michael Soyebo
The Group Managing Director (GMD) of Courteville Business Solutions Plc, the owners of the AutoReg Franchise, Dr. Adebola Ismail Akindele has won by polls the Lagos State Man of the Year 2017. Dr. Akindele was voted the 2017 Man of the Year in a nominee list which comprised of big names like Dr. Herbert O. Wigwe who is the MD/CEO of Access Bank, LASU Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Hon. Commisioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Lagos in the person of Hon. Muslim Folami, Oba (Dr.) Sejiro Olalekan James of Kweme Kingdom amongst others.
Adebola Akindele whose strategic direction has led Courteville to being the number one e-business solutions company in West Africa and also the biggest data capture company in Sub-Saharan Africa was duly honoured for his good work of improving lives of people in area of technology.
Few years ago, he became the Chief Executive Officer of Courteville Investment Limited. The company underwent a name change to become Courteville Business Solutions PLC in years after, and he rose to the position of a Group Managing Director. One of his laudable achievements is the expansion of the company’s operations into 20 states in Nigeria and operating over 200 franchises.