MASLOC CEO Honoured For Driving SMEs Devt

The Masloc team


Chief Executive Officer of the Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC), Hajia Abibata Shanni Mahama Zakariah, was named one of the continent’s top 50 most influential public sector governance icons for the year 2023.

She was also recognised for her outstanding contributions to excellence in harnessing the transformational agenda in small business development, marking another significant milestone in her illustrious career.

The Africa Public Sector Leadership Awards, a platform dedicated to recognising and celebrating exceptional leadership and innovation within the public sector across Africa, bestowed the award based upon the CEO of MASLOC in acknowledgment of her remarkable contributions to the advancement of micro and small-scale businesses in Ghana.

This happened at the inaugural Africa Public Sector Leadership Awards (APSLCA) held in Accra.

Under Hajia Zakariah’s leadership, MASLOC has spearheaded numerous initiatives aimed at empowering entrepreneurs and facilitating access to finance for small businesses, fostering economic growth and job creation at the grassroots level.

Through strategic partnerships, innovative programmes, and a steadfast commitment to inclusivity, MASLOC has played a pivotal role in driving forward Ghana’s transformational agenda in small business development.

Speaking at the sidelines of the awards ceremony, Eleanor Tettey, Head of Business Development & Corporate Affairs along with Iddrisu Amadu, Head of Credit, who received the award on behalf of the MASLOC CEO, reiterated Hajia Zakariah’s gratitude for the prestigious accolade and reaffirmed the collective effort of the entire MASLOC team to advance their mission of empowering entrepreneurs and fostering inclusive economic development.

They said the recognition served as a reminder of the transformative impact that could be achieved through collaboration, innovation, and a steadfast commitment to service excellence.

The theme for the event, “Innovative Sustainable Public Leadership: A tribute to ESG Investments, sustainable business models & public-private partnerships,” engaged participants to highlight and focus on crucial matters related to sustainable leadership, a green economy, nation building and organisational leadership success for a strong economy.

By Samuel Boadi

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