Nigeria’s online retail store, Jumia has won the best Online Retail Brand of the Year award at the Brand Journalists Association of Nigeria (BJAN) Awards.
BJAN chairman Goddy Ofose said the company is growing and managing to “keep a good perceived brand that customers both offline and online can recognise with. Even though Jumia still has a long way to go this is just the beginning to building the brand we want in Nigeria.”Jumia Last year became the first African company to win a World Retail Award as “The Best New Retail Launch of the Year”.
Expressing his delight on the brand’s recognition, Jeremy Hodara, co-chief executive officer of Africa Internet Holding (AIH) – Jumia’s holding company Jeremy Hodara, said the award is the fruition of the company’s hard work and growth. “We are glad our hard work and growth over the years have paid off following our world retail award as best new retail and now we are also recognized locally by the brands journalist association of Nigeria. We only launched Jumia in Nigeria one and a half years we are eager to share our success story,” he said.