The Future Awards Africa unveils nominees for 2017 edition
The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled its list of nominees for the 12th edition of the prestigious awards. With the mandate to celebrate and accelerate innovation among young Nigerians aged 18 – 31, the TFAA acknowledges inspiring young people making a difference through social enterprise, social good, and creativity.
The Central Working Committee of the Awards selected five exceptional individuals for each of the 21 categories in contention this year in a broadcast aired on Channels TV, ONTV, Spice TV and Hip TV.
Beyond tribal lines, tunic differences and religious affiliations, these nominees are united by the possibilities of their talent, commitment to hardwork and driven by achievement in impacting the economy, society, and rewriting the African narrative.
“Emerging from an economic recession, Nigeria is currently at a defining moment. Through the actions and motivations of these nominees, we believe that our country is positioned for a better future – a Nigeria that will not be limited by tribe or religion but united by its immense possibilities,” said Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbegi, Chairman, Central Working Committee, The Future Awards Africa.
Themed Nigeria’s New Tribe, The Future Awards Africa 2017 will hold on Saturday, December 9, 2017.Nominated For The Future Awards Africa Prize For Young Person Of The year are Mary ‘Remmy’ Njoku (32), Iyin Aboyeji (26), Ayodeji ‘Wizkid’ Balogun (27), Silas Adekunle (25) and Amaka Osakwe (30).
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