Nigeria’s news head honcho, Betty Irabor has gotten another worldwide acknowledgment as The Business of Fashion (BoF) has named her as one of the BoF 500 – one of the 500 individuals forming the design business.
According to The Business of Fashion, the BoF 500 is “the definitive professional index of the people shaping the $2.4 trillion fashion industry, hand selected by the editors of The Business of Fashion, based on hundreds of nominations received from current BoF 500 members, extensive data analysis and research.”
Ms. Irabor who founded the Genevieve Magazine, was named in the BoF 500 class of 2019 alongside names like Meghan Markle, Celine Dion, François-Henri Pinault, and more.
Reacting to the recognition, Ms. Irabor, who was also celebrating her 36th wedding anniversary on the same day, said:
Thank you @bof for recognising me as one of the 500 shaping the fashion industry 2019 along side other 8 African fashion Greats and my two favourites; Meghan Markle and Celine Dion.
It’s great news coming on my 36th wedding anniversary today.
I dedicate this to THE G TEAM since 2003.