As with the first edition of the event, launched in 2019, Lord’s Dry Gin will once again hold its Achievers Award. Individuals from the Art, Finance and Entertainment sectors and more will acknowledge the accomplishments of individuals and companies within their chosen industries. Meet the tech honorees of the Lord’s Achievers Awards;
Odunayo Eweniyi , Joshua Chibueze and Somto Ifzue are the recipients of the Lord’s Dry Gin Tech Award. The triple threat are the co-founders of “Savings and Investment” app, PiggyVest.
PiggyVest calls itself the first online “Savings and Investment” app in West Africa. It first launched as “Piggybank.ng” as a savings-only platform before expanding its offering to include low-risk/risk-free investments. Going four years now, they have continued to deliver excellent service to over 350,000 users and counting, by helping them manage their finances in a very simple way. PiggyVest is on a mission ‘to give everyone the power to better manage and grow their own finances’ and the platform is particularly popular among millennials.
Lords Gin’s vision for the Achievers awards is to inspire, encourage and build a network of empowered citizens who will transform and create opportunities for the younger generation through leadership and enterprise
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