The 12th Edition of  Future Awards Africa 2017


By Azuka Ogujiuba

The Future Awards Africa 2017 was held recently at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Personalities at the event included the Vice President of Nigeria, ‘Yemi Osinbajo, former Central Bank of Nigeria Deputy Governor, Professor Kingley Moghalu, former Minister of Education, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, Mo Abudu, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, among others.

Themed Nigeria’s New Tribe, 21 winners emerged in various categories such as Advocacy, Business, new media, music, fashion  and design, professional service, sports, among others, with Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun announced as the ‘Young Person of the Year’.

Other guests at the event were Sola Sobowale, Rita Dominic, Idia Aisien, Ini Dima-Okojie, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Akah Nnani, Lami Phillips, Bolanle Olukanni, Akah Nnani, Juliet Ibrahim and more.