Jason Njoku is Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013!

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The editors of Y! - TV, magazine and online today announced that the Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2013 is founder and chief executive of iROKO, Jason Chukwuma Njoku. Jason beat Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga, Akinwunmi Adesina and Sim Shagaya to get the award
The Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year is in its third year and is awarded this year to the individual who has most visibly influenced the Nigerian society for good in the past year, breaking new boundaries or consolidating on gains – and driving the advancement of the public, especially young people. The editors announced there was no winner for its first edition in 2011. The 2012 winner was entrepreneur and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote.
Nominees for 2013 were Aliko Dangote, Tony O. Elumelu, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Obiageli Ezekwesili, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Mike Adenuga, Sim Shagaya, Akinwunmi Adesina and Omobola Johnson. There is no award ceremony for the Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013.

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