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Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012 to be held in Nigeria

ABN Productions, the eventing arm of CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa, will be hosting the Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012 on Thusday, 29 November 2012, at the Porsche Centre in Lagos, Nigeria. The event celebrates the most influential person of the year on the African continent and highlights the person's immense involvement and contribution to society.
"We are proud to be hosting the Forbes Africa Person of the Year Awards for the second consecutive year in Nigeria," says head of ABN Productions, Zubaidah Haniff. "Last year we were honoured to have Governor Sanusi with us and he walked away with the coveted award."

"ABN Productions is the exclusive event host for CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa as well as the prestigious 'All Africa Business Leaders Awards' (AABLA) and we look forward to hosting even more events of this stature in Nigeria in 2013, including AABLA - West Africa", says Haniff.

The winner of the Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012 will be unveiled at the event which promises to be a memorable one. "This award acknowledges those hard working business people across Africa who help carry the continent forward. We at Forbes Africa salute them," says Chris Bishop, the managing editor of Forbes Africa.

View the nominees.