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The Future Awards Africa 2016 Nana Akuffo-Addo, Aregbesola, Peter Obi, Oby Ezekwesili attend 11th edition

The Future Awards 2016 celebrated the achievements of young people in the continent at the Federal Palace Hotel marquee.

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The Future Awards took place at the Federal Palace Hotel Lagos on Sunday, December 18, 2016.

The annual event was hosted by Wole Ojo and Mo' Cheddah. Also, Dorcas Shola-Fapson and DJ Obi were supporting hosts at the event as well.

Hosts, Wole Ojo and Mo'cheddah play

Hosts, Wole Ojo and Mo'cheddah

 

Nigerian pop star Davido performed along with Timi Dakolo, Falana and songstress, Simi. President-elect of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo gave a keynote address at The Future Awards 2016.

Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola dancing with Davido play

Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola dancing with Davido

 

Other notable personalities who showed up were Rotimi Amaechi, Dr Kayode Fayemi, Governor Rauf Aregbesola, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, Frank Nweke Jnr, Jimi Agbaje,  and Mrs Ibukun Awosika.

Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbeji, Rotimi Amaechi, Mo'Abudu, Peter Obi, Adebola Williams, Ghanaian president elect, Nana Akuffo-Addo, Kayode Fayemi and Oby Ezekwesili. play

Bukunyi Olateru-Olagbeji, Rotimi Amaechi, Mo'Abudu, Peter Obi, Adebola Williams, Ghanaian president elect, Nana Akuffo-Addo, Kayode Fayemi and Oby Ezekwesili.

 

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The Future Awards Africa Prize For Young Person Of The Year went to Mark Okoye and The Future Awards Africa Prize For Music was won by Yemi Alade.

Debola Williams, Oby Ezekwesili, Mark Okoye & his wife, Frank Nweke Jnr and GTbank CEO, Segun Agbaje play

Debola Williams, Oby Ezekwesili, Mark Okoye & his wife, Frank Nweke Jnr and GTbank CEO, Segun Agbaje

 

Other notable winners on the night were Bolanle Olukanni, Tosin Ajibade, Chika Oduah, and Bukola Bolariwa.

Adenrele Sonariwo, Adebayo Oke-lawal and Bidemi Zakariyau. play

Adenrele Sonariwo, Adebayo Oke-lawal and Bidemi Zakariyau.

 

While the night was filled with fun and excitement, it must be said that the 11th edition of The Future Awards did not start on time, nearly two hours late.

Lala Akindoju, Somkele Iyamah and Osas Ighodaro dancing during one of the performances at the Future Awards Africa 2016 play

Lala Akindoju, Somkele Iyamah and Osas Ighodaro dancing during one of the performances at the Future Awards Africa 2016

 

You get the full list of winners below;

  1. The Future Awards Africa & Ebony Life Prize For OAP (Visual) - Bolanle Olukanni

  2. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Arts & Culture - Adenrele Sonariwo

  3. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Technology - Olaniran Abiola

  4. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Young Person Of The Year- Mark Okoye

  5. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Agriculture - Julius Adewopo

  6. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Professional Service - Dr Salihu Dasuki

  7. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Sports - Kehinde Paul

  8. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Fashion - Adebayo Oke-Lawal

  9. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Business - Ifeanyi Orajaka

  10. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Creative Professional - Evans Akanno

  11. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Media Enterprise- Bidemi Zakariyau

  12. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Advocacy - Bukola Bolariwa

  13. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Education - Godwin Benson

  14. The Future Awards Africa & Ebony Life Prize For Screen Producer - Adeola Osunkojo

  15. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Journalism- Chika Oduah

  16. The Future Awards Africa & Ebony Life Prize For Acting- Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama

  17. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Beauty- Theodora Mogo

  18. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Music- Yemi Alade

  19. The Future Awards Africa Prize For New Media- Tosin Ajibade

  20. The Future Awards Africa & Ebony Life Prize For OAP (Audio)- Ayo Thompson

  21. The Future Awards Africa Prize For Public Service- Asuquo Ekpeyong

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