Africa’s Biggest Youth Awards, TFAA 2016, Anoints New Rulers Of Various Fields


The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has reached its 11th edition and it keeps getting bigger. TFAA 2016 held on Sunday, December 18 and it was a rousing success. The event was graced by giants of the political, media and entertainment sectors.

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Ghana’s new President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo was present and gave a keynote address that was very well received. TFAA 2016 had a total of 105 nominees across 21 categories and the prestigious TFAA 2016 Young Person of the Year went to Nigeria’s youngest commissioner, Mark Okoye, head of the Economic Planning and Budget Development Team in Anambra State.

Check out the full list of TFAA 2016 winners below;

  • Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama 28

Winner, The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Acting 2016

  • Adebayo Oke-Lawal 26

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Fashion

  • Theodora Mogo 24

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Beauty

  • Yemi Alade 27

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Music

TFAA 2016

  • Dr. Salihu Dansuki 29

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize in Professional Service 2016

  • Ifeanyi Orajaka 28

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize in Business | Endowed by the Bank of Industry

  • Kehinde Paul 28

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize in Sports

  • Godwin Benson 27

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Education | Endowed by University of Sussex

  • Abiola Olaniran

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Technology | Endowed by Intel

  • Tosin Ajibade

Winner, The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for New Media

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  • Bidemi Zakariyau

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Media Enterprise

  • Asuquo Ekpenyong 31

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize in Public Service

  • Adenrele Sonariwo 30

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Arts & Culture

  • Evans Akanno 27

The Future Awards Africa Prize for Creative Professional

  • Bukola Bolarinwa 28

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Advocacy | Endowed by Guinness

  • Julius Adewopo 31

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize in Agriculture

  • Adeola Osunkojo 30

Winner, The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Screen Producer

  • Chika Oduah 30

Winner, The Future Awards and EbonyLife Prize for Journalism

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  • Bolanle Olukanni 27

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for On Air Personality (visual)

  • Ayo Thompson 30

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for On Air Personality (audio) 2016

  • Mark Okoye 31

Winner, The Future Awards Africa Prize for Young Person of the Year.