#YNaijaPowerList2021: Davido, Ola Brown, Tacha, Dare Adekoya, Tunde Ednut listed among most powerful young Nigerians


Ndi Kato

Ndi Kato is a woman with a number of nifty skills and accomplishments under her belt. She is a public speaker, an activist, a political analyst communications consultant, and a politician. In 2018, she contested for membership in the Kaduna state house of assembly but lost, unfortunately, at the primaries. She is the Executive Director of Dinidari Empowerment foundation, a foundation which focuses on women and youth empowerment, protection of their rights and advancing their political participation. She was a major voice for Kaduna state Christian indigenes and a vocal opposition to the El-Rufai administration.

Tomiwa Aladekomo

He is the acting National Chairman of the Youth Centric political party: The Youth Party. The goal of this party, as they have clearly re-iterated is to unite Nigeria. The group also advocates for gender equity and increased participation of women and vulnerable groups in governance. Tomiwa Aladekomo is currently the MD/CEO at Big Cabal Media. Prior to this, he has worked with other notable companies including; Quirk, Ventra Media Group, Atlantic Records, Chams Switch, Smart City Resorts, THISDAY Media Group and Nigerian Breweries Plc.

Adebo Ogundoyin

Adebo Ogundoyin is an Oyo Lawmaker who represents the Ibarapa East constituency of the State, in the House of Assembly. He is a man whose political views are geared more towards the future of the state of politics in Nigeria. Asides being a law maker, he is also a business man, who dabbles in the agricultural sector. He is the CEO of Aneo Farms. In 2019, he was recognized as one of the 100 most influential young people in Africa by the Africa Youth Awards.

Seun Fakorede

He is a politician, entrepreneur, advocate, and public speaker. In 2019, he was appointed the position of Commissioner for Youth and Sports in Oyo State, at just age 27, making him the youngest commissioner in Nigerian’s history. As for his advocacy efforts, he founded and directs the non-profit; Home Advantage Africa where he advocates for African patriotism among youths. Last year, he was the the The Future Awards Africa Prize for Governance in 2020. He is also a United Nations Peace Ambassador. His political views are focused on Sustainable Development and Leadership, and youth empowerment and participation in politics.

Hamzat Lawal

Hamzat Lawal is a political activist who has been in the forefront of advancing the struggle of youth participation in Governance. He is the convener of the Not Too Young to Run Bill, which was partly the reason the House of Assembly reduced the minimum age requirement needed to run for any position in Government consider. He is the founder and CEO of Connected Development (CODE), a non-government organization whose mission is to empower local communities in Africa. He is also the founder of Follow the Money, a Pan-African grassroots, data-driven movement. His impact has been felt in more than 40 countries across Africa. Very recently he was appointment to the Advisory Board of Beygood, a Global Citizen Fellowship Program, powered by the world-renowned singer, Beyoncé Knowles Carter’s Charity.

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