The Managing Director, Sub Saharan Africa, Mr. Kelvin Jiraji will be representing Mr. Eric Kaigama the President and CEO of Africa Chamber of Digital Commerce (ACOFDC) at the Welcome Reception for Honorable Minister of Communication, Innovation, and Digital Economy Dr. Bosun Tijani in Abuja, Nigeria.

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3 min readAug 22, 2023


Picture credit: Dr. Bosun Tijani

Abuja, Nigeria. 22nd August, 2023 — The Africa Chamber of Digital Commerce (ACOFDC) is pleased to announce that Mr. Kelvin Jiraji, Managing Director for Sub Saharan Africa, will be representing Mr. Eric Kaigama the President and CEO of ACOFDC at the upcoming welcome reception organized by the Nigerian office of the World Bank. The event, which will be held in honor of the Honorable Minister of Communication, Innovation, and Digital Economy, is set to bring together key stakeholders in the digital landscape to celebrate the appointment of the honorable minister and discuss the growth and development of Nigeria’s digital economy. Other dignitaries that will be at the event are: Prof. Shubham Chaudhuri, the country Director of World Bank, David Greene, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim US Mission to Nigeria, Josh Egba, Senior West African Representative of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), Wale Adenuga, The CEO of Glo, Asishana Okauru, Director General, Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), Senator Shuaibu Afolabi, Senate Committee Chair, ICT & Cybersecurity Committee, Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, Director General, NITDA. Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman/CEO Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Sola Akinlade, CEO Paystack, Richard Montgomery, British High Commissioner and a host of others.

Mr. Jiraji’s presence at the welcome reception underscores ACOFDC’s commitment to fostering collaboration, innovation, and economic growth within the digital commerce sector across the African continent. As the Managing Director for Sub Saharan Africa, Mr. Jiraji has been instrumental in driving ACOFDC’s mission to promote digital transformation and advance policies that support the digital commerce ecosystem.

The welcome reception, organized by the Nigerian office of the World Bank, serves as an important platform for discussions on the future of communication, innovation, and digital economy in Nigeria. The event will bring together government officials, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and representatives from international organizations to share insights, exchange ideas, and explore opportunities for collaboration in the digital space.

“We are delighted to have Mr. Kelvin Jiraji represent ACOFDC at this prestigious event,” said Mr Eric Kaigama, , President and CEO of ACOFDC. “His expertise and leadership in the digital commerce sector will undoubtedly contribute to the meaningful discussions and collaborations that will take place during the welcome reception.”

ACOFDC remains dedicated to driving positive change in Africa’s digital landscape and working alongside stakeholders to ensure that the continent harnesses the full potential of digital innovation for economic growth and prosperity.

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