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Burna Boy Wins African “Young Person of The Year”Award At The Future Awards

The Future Awards

The Future Award Africa 2019 celebrated African Young innovators and creators, on Sunday at an award ceremony that produced 20 winners.

The Award ceremony was hosted by Folarin ‘Falz’ Falana and actress Toni Tones, and Taymesan and Khaffi Kareem at The Balmoral, Federal Palace Hotel.

The Future Awards Africa 2019 celebrated young, diverse and innovative young Africans between the ages of 18 and 31, who have made a difference through social good, social enterprise, and creativity in the past year.

The event saw the emergence of Nigeria’s Afro-beat star, Burna Boy, as the Young Person of the Year. Station Magazine recalls that the African Giant was recently nominated for a Grammy Awards.

See the full list of winners below:

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Music

Winner — Damini Ebunoluwa ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu (28)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Acting

Winner — Timini Egbuson (32)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Agriculture

Winner — Uka Eje (29)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Advocacy

Winner — Hamzat Lawal (32)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Arts (Visual & Applied)

Winner — Ken Nwadiogbu (25)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Community Action

Winner — Isaac Success (28)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Film-making

Winner — Dare Olaitan (28)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Literature

Winner — Otosirieze Obi-Young (25)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Media

Winner — Samuel Ajiboye (28)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Professional Service

Winner — Bukky Akomolafe (31)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for OAP (Visual & Audio)

Winner — Simi ‘Drey’ Adejumo (21)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Public Service

Winner — Adetola Onayemi (28)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Sports
Winner — Israel Adesanya (30)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Education

Winner — Olaseni Cole (32)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Technology

Winner — Zang Luka Bot (28)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Fashion

Winner — Tuboboreni Sandrah (28)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Business

Winner — Ademola Ayilara (31)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Journalism

Winner — Shola Lawal (25)

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Photography

Winner — Tolani Alli (27)

 

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