Top 10 Women In Africa’s Manufacturing Industry

Written by Lillian Mutiso

Folorunsho Alakija – Nigeria

Alakija, a Nigerian businesswoman, born in 1951 in Lagos State. Alakija is a co-founder of Famfa Oil, one of the leading oil exploration and production companies in Nigeria. She is also involved in the fashion and printing industries and is the group managing director at The Rose of Sharon Group, which owns The Rose of Sharon Prints & Promotions Limited and Digital Reality Prints Limited. Last year, Forbes Magazine named  her as one of the world’s 100 most powerful black women.