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#TFA2016: Here Is The Full List Of Winners At The Future Awards Africa

The 11th edition of one of Africa’s biggest youth events, ‘The Future Awards Africa’,  was held at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos on Sunday, December 18, in grand style.

The event, which attracted young professionals – from various works of life especially from the political, media and entertainment sectors – from across Africa recognised their achievements in their various spheres of life.

The event had Ghanaian President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo as a keynote speaker with the minsters of Transport and Solid Minerals, Rotimi Amaechi and Kayode Fayemi, as well as former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili in attendance.

The award, which had 105 nominees across 21 categories, saw Nigeria’s youngest commissioner, Mark Okoye, head of the Economic Planning and Budget Development Team in Anambra State, go home with the biggest prize of the night.

Yemi Alade emerged winner in the music category, edging out Falz, Mr Eazi, Kiss Daniel and Tekno.

Here is the full list of winners:

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Young Person Of The Year

Mark Okoye

The Future Awards Africa & Ebonylife Prize For Oap (Visual)

Bolanle Olukanni

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Arts & Culture

Adenrele Sonariwo

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Technology

Olaniran Abiola

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Agriculture

Julius Adewopo

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Professional Service

Dr Salihu Dasuki

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Sports

Kehinde Paul

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Fashion

Adebayo Okelawal

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Business

Ifeanyi Orajaka

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Creative Professional

Evans Akanno

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Media Enterprise

Bidemi Zakariyau

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Advocacy

Bukola Bolariwa

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Education

Godwin Benson

The Future Awards Africa & Ebonylife Prize For Screen Producer

Adeola Osunkojo

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Journalism

Chika Oduah

The Future Awards Africa & Ebonylife Prize For Acting

Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Beauty

Theodora Mogo

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Music

Yemi Alade

The Future Awards Africa Prize For New Media

Tosin Ajibade

The Future Awards Africa & Ebonylife Prize For Oap (Audio)

Ayo Thompson

The Future Awards Africa Prize For Public Service

Asuquo Ekpeyong

 

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Author:

Dj Syrax, aka Yellow Jesus, entered the world of electronic dance music at a peculiar moment in time. Since moving to lagos he has played many guest slots at parties all over the island including M&H Executive, Diamond bar, Val times, Fresher, Angels Bar at Badore. He is one of a very small number of house, club and street Djs who use turntablism & scratching in their DJ sets and he relishes multi genre mixing – he will play anything as long it’s round. And good of course.

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