OLX Wins Double Awards at Nigeria Technology Award


Leading online classifieds site, OLX.com.ng has added two new awards to its plethora of awards, as it again won double awards at the recently held Nigeria Information Technology Award (NITA).

OLX won the award for Classified Ad Website of the year for the third time in a row and for the first time, the Mobile App of the Year at the 3rd edition of the Nigerian Technology Awards, which held in Lagos recently.

Speaking at the awards ceremony, Country Manager, OLX, Lola Masha, thanked the organisers for the awards while stating that; “We are extremely grateful to receive the award for best online classified site three years in a row and now, the Mobile App of the Year. This has really been a great year for us as we recently celebrated our 5th anniversary.”

Masha, also said: “I want to especially thank all OLX users for their patronage, loyalty and dedicate this award to them. I would also like to extend my gratitude to the OLX team, as these recognitions are a result of their hardwork and commitment to the business.”

NITA is organised to reward technology entrepreneurs, innovators, inventors, academicians, and policy makers in Nigeria.

The theme for this year’s award ceremony was “Celebrating Technology Excellence and Innovations.” The ceremony had in attendance major players in the ecommerce industry across various sectors of the economy, who gathered to celebrate outstanding achievements in various categories of the award.

OLX is the world’s leading classifieds platform in growth markets and is available in more than 45 countries with 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, over 300 million 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.