For over a decade, one 48-year-old businessperson in Ghana has been peacefully developing a multimillion-dollar oil and gas outfit named UBI Group. Salma Okonkwo is a woman to head an energy business in Africa. “I don’t stop when the door is being shut. I find a way to make it work,” Okonkwo told Forbes. “That’s what propelled my success.”
She expands her reach throughout the energy sector of Ghana, Working on an independent solar farm side project that may become the largest in her career. Ghana’s largest solar farm is being built by Okonkwo, known as Blue Power Energy, slated to start in March 2019 with 100 megawatts of Energy. It is set to be among the largest in Africa.
“Most of the multinational companies that come to Ghana don’t put in infrastructure.… Read the rest