Talented software engineer, Oyemonlan Benjamin Oseoje, known as Trillbjm, got double recognitions in December 2021.
He is one of Africa’s most significant personalities in the fintech sector and was recognized as ECOWAS Youth Ambassador. He also received an excellence award from the regional body.
H.E. (Amb) Emmanuel S. William, the chairperson of the West African (ECOWAS) Youth Council, announced his appointment in a letter dated December 24, 2021.
“This appointment is not unconnected with your great antecedents of commitment, hard work, and perseverance in the field of humanitarian service, as well as your commendable works as an advocate and tireless campaigner for fostering entrepreneurship for African Youths,” the letter added.
He was given a certificate for the Nelson Leadership Award of Excellence and Integrity, in recognition of his “outstanding efforts as a man of high repute, serial entrepreneur, hardworking and goal-oriented personality with a strong interest in youth development and empowerment and a high regard for his integrity.”
Trillbjm, who attended the African Tech Leaders Private Scale Up Bootcamp in Kigali, Rwanda, from December 6 to 11, 2021, is widely regarded as one of Africa’s rising fintech stars in recent years.
Trillbjm is the CTO of several digital companies, including Patricia, an alternative payment solutions company that makes it easy to use cryptocurrencies for everyday transactions, Gloverapp, Nigeria’s leading gift card exchanger, Hankdevice, a Bluetooth product for locating lost devices, and Rooomxix, a luxury wear store.
He is the founder of Biller Pay, a cryptocurrency payment platform, and Nigeria Fashionnova, among other businesses.
The University of Lagos graduate and University of Michigan alumnus stated why he is so well-known in the fintech industry.
“I have so many tech entrepreneurs, software developers, and other tech-inclined people looking up to me on a regular basis, I have to be at the vanguard driving the wide acceptance of technology in this area of the world, he said”.