See Photos of Jumoke Adenowo, Shaffy Bello, Segun Osoba, Waje at The Future Awards Africa 2019 & list of winners
Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation; Segun Osoba, the Former Governor of Ogun State; Jumoke Adenowo, the Special Adviser to the President on Ease of Business; and Shaffy Bello, actress and singer, joined many other personalities who attended The Future Awards Africa 2019, which held today, 24 November, 2019 at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, TOPNAIJA.NG reports.
The Future Awards Africa celebrates inspiring, young Nigerians changing the African narratives and making impact through their initiative, skill and creativity, thereby raising responsible citizens with the desire to achieve more and create better communities.
Other celebrities at the event include Ade Ipaye, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Vice President; Juliet Ehimuan, Google Country Manager; Muhammadu Sani Abdullahi, Chief of Staff to the Kaduna State Governor; Lala Akindoju, actress and producer; Chioma ‘Chigul’ Omeruah, comedian; Omawumi and Waje, singer-songwriters.
Damini ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu, Israel Adesanya, Timini Egbuson, Simi ‘Drey’ Adejumo, Tolani Alli, and Adetola Onayemi emerged winners in their categories at the 14th edition of The Future Awards Africa held on Sunday, 24 November, 2019 at the Balmoral Hall, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.
The event was attended by dignitaries such as the former governor of Ogun State, Segun Osoba; Deputy Chief of Staff to the Vice President, Ade Ipaye; Google Country Manager, Juliet Ehimuan; Chief of Staff to the Kaduna State Governor, Muhammadu Sani Abdullahi; actress and producer, Lala Akindoju; comedian, Chioma ‘Chigul’ Omeruah, among others.
Themed Nigeria’s New Tribe, The Future Awards Africa celebrates young, inspiring nominees who are breaking boundaries across several industries, and changing the narrative through their talent, innovation, entrepreneurship, and community advocacy.
The Future Awards Africa 2019 is brought to you by The Future Project and RED | For Africa, with support from Mitsubishi, 7Up, CMA Group, Vanguard Allure, Cool FM, Emmanuel Oyeleke Photography, Nigerian Info, Wazobia FM, BellaNaija, Pulse, African Movie Channels, Folio by CNN, FilmHouse, Olorisupergal, Channels Television, Legit, TheCable, Ono Bello, Style Vitae, and Pop Central.
Here is the full list of winners:
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ACTING
Timini Egbuson (32)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR AGRICULTURE
Uka Eje (29)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ADVOCACY
Hamzat Lawal (32)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR ARTS (VISUAL & APPLIED)
Ken Nwadiogbu (25)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR COMMUNITY ACTION
Isaac Success (28)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR FILM-MAKING
Dare Olaitan (28)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR LITERATURE
Otosirieze Obi-Young (25)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR MEDIA
Samuel Ajiboye (28)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR MUSIC:
Damini Ebunoluwa ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu (28)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:
Bukky Akomolafe (31)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR OAP (VISUAL & AUDIO)
Simi ‘Drey’Adejumo (21)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
Adetola Onayemi (28)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR SPORTS
Israel Adesanya (30)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR EDUCATION
Olaseni Cole (32)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR TECHNOLOGY
Zang Luka Bot (28)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR FASHION
Tuboboreni Sandrah (28)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR BUSINESS
Olawale Ayilara (31)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR JOURNALISM
Shola Lawal (25)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY
Tolani Alli (27)
THE FUTURE AWARDS AFRICA PRIZE FOR YOUNG PERSON OF THE YEAR
Damini ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu (28)
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About The Future Awards Africa
The Future Awards Africa has been called the ‘Nobel Prize for Young Africans’, and the ‘most important youth awards’ by Forbes. It is a set of prizes given annually to celebrate and accelerate innovation, creativity and enterprise amongst young Africans aged 18 – 31. It has produced over 150 winners and over 1550 nominees since its first edition in 2006.It is presented in conjunction with The Future Project, which has a mandate to build empowered citizens across Africa, through (inclusive) enterprise and (active) citizenship. This focus on Human Capital Development is informed by our value proposition: Africa’s growth needs a generation of young people who are gainfully employed and able to demand and secure better leadership.Our projects include Aiki.ng, an employability portal presented with Microsoft; the Nigeria Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders, #StartupsAfrica, Intern4Jobs, YMonitor.org presented with National Endowment for Democracy (NED), The Future Enterprise Support Scheme and The Future Awards Africa, described as ‘The Nobel Prize for Young Africans’
The Future Awards Africa 2019 is brought to you by The Future Project and RED | For Africa. The official hashtags are #TFAA2019 and #NigeriasNewTribe