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TY Bello, Kemi Adetiba, Jason Njoku & 25 Others Nominated for the ‘Ten Outstanding Young Persons’ Awards



JCI Nigeria has announced the names of 29 young Nigerian professionals as nominees for its annual Ten Outstanding Young Persons (JCI TOYP) Awards.

Junior Chamber International Ten Outstanding Young Persons (JCI TOYP) Awards serves to formally recognize young people between the ages of 18 and 40 years who excel in their chosen fields and create positive change.

Amongst nominees in the ten voting categories are popular entertainers and artists such as TY Bello, Kemi Adetiba and Cobhams Asuquo, as well as technology business leaders such as Jason Njoku, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, Oluseun Onigbinde, Oluyomi Ojo and Seyi Taylor.

See the full list & categories

Culture Achievement

  • Cobhams Asuquo
  • Laolu Senbanjo

Academic Leadership & Accomplishment

  • Ufot Ufot Ekong
  • Ayodele Daniel Dada
  • Dr. Victor Olalusi

Business, Economic and Entrepreneurial Accomplishment

  • Affiong Williams
  • Gossy Ukanwoke
  • Jason Njoku

Children, World Peace and Human Rights

  • Bukky Shonibare
  • Orondaam Otto
  • Imrana Alhaji-Buba

Humanitarian and Voluntary Leadership

  • Hauwa Ojiefo
  • Mayowa Ashake Kuti-Adegbile
  • Dr. Matilda Kerry

Medical Innovation

  • Temie Giwa-Tunbosun
  • Adepeju Mabadeje Jayieoba
  • Dr. Charles Immanuel Akhimien

Moral and Environmental Leadership

  • Akomaye Peters-Benson
  • Bilkiss Adebiyi-Abiola
  • Esther Agbarakwe

Personal Development

  • Kemi Adetiba
  • Ukinebo Dare
  • TY Bello

Political, Legal and Government Affairs

  • Oluseun Onigbinde
  • Mohammed Sani-Abdullahi
  • Mark Okoye II

Scientific and Technological Development

  • Iyinoluwa E. Aboyeji
  • Seyi Taylor
  • Yomi Ojo

Visit between now and the end of June 2017 to vote for outstanding young persons of your choice.


  1. NGOZI

    June 7, 2017 at 9:22 am

    Forgive me but 18 – 40? Ahh

  2. mimi

    June 7, 2017 at 10:08 am

    Young should be 30 & below, hell it really is 25 & below

  3. anonymous

    June 7, 2017 at 12:10 pm


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