- Female Ghanaian CEO, Mabel Suglo, wins massively in Cameroon
- Mabel Suglo was the only winner from Ghana and had the highest votes
- The awards are set to be given to the various winners in December 2019
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Mabel Suglo the CEO of Dignified Wear, a fashion brand that makes African bags, jewelry and footwear was nominated for The Returnees Awards in Cameroon and came out massively victorious.
Dignified Wear trains and employs persons with disabilities and rural women to handcraft durable, versatile and fashionable shoes, handbags, locally woven fabric clothing and jewelry from recycled tires, scrap fabrics, cotton threads, recycled glass and plastic beads.
The Returnee Awards was organized as part of a mission by The Returnee to collate investments and resources chiefly from people in the diaspora towards economic growth at home.
The fashion brand CEO, Mabel, was nominated from Ghana as one of 50 people in 10 different categories.
The categories included the Legal, Media, Health, Fintech, Education, Philanthropy, Entertainment, Fashion & Beauty, Restauration and Agriculture & Food Processing.
Mabel Suglo was the only winner from Ghana from all 10 categories but she accrued the highest number of votes to chalk the immense success.
Her brand, Dignified Wear, was in the Philanthropy category and won with whopping votes as recorded on The Returnee Awards website as follows:
1. Mabel Suglo (Winner) - 3509 VOTES
2. Marie-Angele Abanga - 3,018 VOTES
3. Achi Justance Falone Ngu - 1,376 VOTES
4. Helene Pieume - 180 VOTES
5. Luc Ekoto - 177 VOTES
The awards ceremony for the various categories is set to happen on Friday, December 20, 2019 at GICAM – Douala, Cameroun.
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