Biography Of C.E.O SIFAX Group, Taiwo Afolabi

Biography Of C.E.O SIFAX Group, Taiwo Afolabi

Biography Of C.E.O SIFAX Group, Taiwo Afolabi—-Taiwo Olayinka Afolabi (MON) is a Nigerian business magnate and lawyer. He is the founder and current C.E.O of SIFAX Group, a conglomerate that deals in Maritime, Aviation, Haulage, Hospitality, Financial Services and Oil and Gas.

In this piece, chronicles some interesting things about Taiwo Afolabi for you to read.

Afolabi was born April 29, 1962 as the first child of a set of twins in Ondo State; but he is a native of Idokunusi Ijebu in Ijebu East local government area of Ogun State, Nigeria.

Afolabi is married to Folashade Afolabi and they are blessed with children. One of his children is Damilola Afolabi, a popular Nigerian recording artist known as L.A.X.

Afolabi attended the prestigious University of Lagos where he graduated with a LLB certificate in Law.

In 1981, Afolabi began his professional career with Nigerian Express Agencies Limited until in 1988 when he left to establish SIFAX Group.

Some of the Group’s subsidiaries include Ports and Cargo Handling Services Limited, concessionaire and operator of the Terminal C, Tin Can Island Ports, Apapa Lagos; SIFAX Off Dock Limited, a bonded terminal operator; SIFAX Stevedoring Limited; SIFAX Oil and Gas Limited; SIFAX Haulage & Logistics Limited; SIFAX Logistics & Marine Services Limited; Skypower Aviation Handling Company Limited, an aviation ground handling company and SIFAX Shipping Limited.

His company, alongside its subsidiaries, has helped to provide employment opportunity for thousands of eligible Nigerians.

Afolabi is a Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) since 2010. In recognition of his contribution to the Nigerian industrial sector, he was awarded the 2014 “Businessman of the Year” by The Sun Awards.

Afolabi is also a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Financial Management (NIFM), Institute of Freight Forwarders of Nigeria (IFFN), and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of Nigeria.


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