The 13th edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) held on Sunday, 16 December, 2018 at The Balmoral, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
With 100 nominees selected by the Central Working Committee this year, the awards event acknowledged their inspiring work and initiatives that have made impact through social enterprise and creativity.
Here is a list of 20 winners who emerged from the various categories:
Young Person of the Year:
Temi Marcella Awogboro
Daniel Philemon Saradau
Ayobola Kekere Ekun
The Future Awards and Obiageli Ezekwesili Prize in Advocacy:
Uche Kenneth Udekwe
Ayodele Sipasi Olalekan
On-Air Personality (Television)
University of Sussex and The Future Awards Prize for Education:
Odunayo Eweniyi, Joshua Chibueze and Somtochukwu Ifezue
On-Air Personality (Radio)
Ada Foluwake Ogunkeye (Folu Storms)
Called the “Nobel Prize for Young Africans,’’ and the “most important youth awards’’ by Forbes, it celebrates annually a new class of innovators, philanthropists, activists, technocrats and creators promoting the shared mission of changing the African narrative.
Temidayo Taiwo-Sidiq is a Political Journalist, Analyst and Social Change Advocate with major interest in Nigerian Politics, Governance and Sports.