Simisola ‘Simi’ Ogunleye, Zainab Balogun, Chidi Ajaere, Mark Angel, Nadine Ibrahim were among the winners at The Future Awards Africa 2018 held yesterday at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.
Youth advocate, Samson Itodo was however the biggest winner of the night as he carted away the coveted Young Person of the Year 2018 award for his work as leader of the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA), a non-governmental organization calling for youth participation in governance.
Hosted by Bolanle Olukanni and Tobi Bakre, 20 winners emerged at this year’s event, with trailblazers selected across their communities in categories ranging from social activism, business, and entertainment.
The Future Awards Africa celebrates young, diverse and innovative young Africans between the ages of 18 and 31, who are making a difference through social good, social enterprise and creativity.
The Future Awards Africa 2018 is presented by The Future Project, Guaranty Trust Bank and H20h.
See the full list of winners below:
Winner: Mark Angel
Winner: Emmanuel Oyeleke
Winner: Chidi Ajaere
Winner John Obidi
Winner Zainab Balogun
Winner: Uche Kenneth Udekwe
Winner: Ayodele Sipasi Olalekan
Winner: Nadine Ibrahim
Winner: Olive Emodi
Winner: Itodo Anthony
Temi Marcella Awogboro
Winner: Daniel Philemon Saradau
Winner: Tosin Ogundadegbe
Winner: Linus Unah
Winner: Ayobola Kekere Ekun
Winner: Odunayo Oweniyi, Joshua Chibueze and Somotochukwu Ifezue (Piggy Bank)
Winner: Foluwake Folustorms Ogunkeye
Winner: Simisola ‘Simi’ Bolatito Ogunleye
Winner Ahmed Musa
Winner: Samson Itodo