28 Nov

Rema, Damilola Odufuwa, Jide-Kene Achufusi, Chioma Nwosu, Sam Adeyemi, Seun Fakorede, others emerge winners at The Future Awards Africa 2020

The Future Awards Africa on Saturday, 28 November 2020 held its first-ever TV and digital edition (inspired after the Covid-19 pandemic), to celebrate the transformative power of youth on its 15th edition. The show which aired on Africa Magic, Pop Central and MTV Base, featured guest appearances from Singer-Songwriter Chike; renowned movie actress Funke Akindele; beauty entrepreneur Tara Fela-Durotoye; Channel Director, M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu and more.

In celebrating young leaders driving the culture, leading the conversation, dictating trends, upsetting old orders and creating new possibilities, 20 winners emerged in their respective categories.

AWARD CATEGORYWINNERAGE
The Future Awards Africa Prize for ActingJide-Kene Achufusi28
The Future Awards Africa Prize for ArtsKingsley Ayogu26
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Content creationDebo ‘Mr Macaroni’ Adedayo27
The Future Awards Africa Prize for EntrepreneurshipAkomolafe Henrich Bankole27
The Future Awards Africa Prize for FilmDafe Oboro26
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Leading conversationsDamilola Odufuwa30
The Future Awards Africa Prize for MusicDivine ‘Rema’ Ikubor21
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Health and wellnessChioma Nwosu26
The Future Awards Africa Prize for DisruptionAdegoke Olubusi, Tito Ovia, Dimeji Sofowora27, 27, 28
The Future Awards Africa Prize for LawyersGeorgette Monnou27
The Future Awards Africa Prize for GovernanceSeun Fakorede28
The Future Awards Africa Prize for IntrapreneurshipLehle Balde28
The Future Awards Africa Prize for BeautyDoyinsola Afolabi26
The Future Awards Africa Prize for JournalismAisha Salaudeen26
The Future Awards Africa Prize for LiteratureToluwalase ‘Logan February’ Akinwale21
The Future Awards Africa Prize for FashionDaniel Obasi25
The Future Awards Africa Prize for ActivismHassana Maina22
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Community actionDerick Omari (Ghana)24
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the YearOgutu Okudo (Kenya)28
The Future Awards Africa Prize for Service to Young PeopleDr. Sam Adeyemi53

Read full profiles here: Class of 2020 Winners

The event will also raise awareness and funds for NGOs working to end sexual and gender-based violence in Nigeria.

The Future Festival 2020 is brought to you by RED | For Africa, in partnership with Y! Africa.

Media partners are Africa Magic, MTV Base, Pop Central, YNaija.com, Cool FM, Nigeria Info, Clout Africa and BellaNaija.com

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