The eight edition of one of Africa’s biggest youth events, ‘The Future Award Africa’ (TFAA) 2014 held on Sunday the 7th of December, 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos.
The award which is aimed at rewarding creativity, innovation and enterprise amongst young Africans witnessed stars like: Asa, Omotola Jolade, Dakore, Ade Bakare, Armani, Bovi, Denrele, Waje, Ebuka, Dr. Freeze, Mo’ cheddah, Toke Makinwa, OC Ukeje, Timi Dakolo, Banky W, Funke Akindele, Funlola Awofieyebi, Linda Ikeji and Yemi Alade who closed the ceremony in grand style.
The event was hosted by World Music Awards nominee, Iyanya; 2013 BET International African Act of the Year, Ice Prince; lead actress on MNET’s Tinsel, Osas Ighodaro and Ugandan Channel O VJ, Flavia Tumisiime.
Winners of the awards include; Davido -‘The Future Awards Prize for African Young Person of the Year’, Jake Okechukwu – ‘Future Awards For Community Action’, Lukman Jaji – ‘The Future Africa Awards Public service’, Diamond Platnumz – ‘The Future Africa Awards Prize in Entertainment’, Joshua Okello – ‘The Future Africa Awards Prize in Technology’, Philips Obaji Jr- ‘Future Awards Africa prize in Education’, Boniface Mwangi – ‘The Future Africa Awards Prize prize in Advocacy’.
Other winners are; Bunmi Otegbade who emerged winner – ‘The Future Awards Africa 2014 Prize in Enterprise Support’, Boniface Mwangi – ‘The Future Awards Africa Prize in Advocacy’, Andrew Mupuya – ‘The Tony O. Elumelu Prize in Business’ and Justin Stanford who won the award for ‘The Future Africa Awards Prize in Enterprise Support.’