The 2014 Future Awards Africa (TFAA) held a few hours ago at the Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos, and it was a lovely event as with several noteworthy people being celebrated for their positive contributions to Africa as well as to honour young African inspiring young leaders.
The red carpet was hosted by Bolanle Olukanni, who was styled by Ifan Ifeanyi Michael in a gorgeous Weizdhurm Franklyn dress – as well as Denola Adepetun and Zina Anumudu.
The event was hosted by Osas Ighodaro, Iyanya and Ice Prince.
The event had several guests like Obiageli Ezekwesili, Pat Utomi, Tonye Cole, Osas Ighodaro, Liz Yemoja, Taofick Okoya, Mocheddah, Dakore Akande, Seyi Shay, Omotola Jolade Ekeinde amongst others and performances by Asa, Timi Dakolo, Waje, OC Ukeje, Yemi Alade, IBK and more.
Check out the first photos from the event.
Here are the winners of the night
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year [Endowed by UBA]
Sangu Delle, Ghana, 27
The TFAA Prize in Enterprise Support
Bunmi Otegbade, Nigeria, 27
The TFAA Prize in Entertainment
Nasibu Abdul Juma (Diamond), Tanzania, 24,
The TFAA Prize in Technology [Endowed by Etisalat]
Joshua Okello, Uganda, 23
The Stella Adadevoh Prize in Public Service
Lukman Jaji, Nigeria, 30
The TFAA Prize in Community Action
Jake Okechukwu, Nigeria, 24
The TFAA Prize in Agriculture
Charles Nichols and Samir Ibrahim, Kenya, 24/24
The TFAA Prize in Education [Endowed by Access Bank]
Philip Obaji Jr., Nigeria, 29
The Tony O. Elumelu Prize in Business
Andrew Mupuya, Uganda, 22
The TFAA Prize in Advocacy
Kennedy Odede, Kenya, 29