The Central Working Committee (CWC) of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has announced the nominees for the 13th edition of Africa’s biggest youth awards set to hold on December 16, 2018 at the Balmoral Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.
Named in The Future Awards for Public Service category, Dr. Dami Ajayi, better known for his very accomplished career as a poet, writer, editor of the revered literary magazine Saraba and columnist with thisislagos.ng, where he features weekly as ‘The Good Doctor’.
“But he is also an accomplished doctor, major in mental health and neuropsychiatry and advocating through his platforms for better representation of sufferers of mental health through progressive care and an innovative approach to treatment. He has spent the bulk of his time in the last year, restructuring th infamous Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Yaba to meet the contemporary needs of its patients through his role as the Senior Registrar of the facility,” stated the TFAA.
With 20 award categories this year, the CWC unveiled 100 nominees which include artistes, Davido and Simi; footballer, Ahmed Musa; actor, Adesua Etomi; social media influencer and comedienne, Maraji; entrepreneur, Chidi Ajaere, scientist, Dr. Mahmoud Maina; Taekwondo expert, Thursdaline Peter and many more. The nominees represent a new class of innovators, philanthropists, activists, entertainers, technocrats and creators promoting the shared values of creativity, social good, and innovation while making impact in entertainment, professional service, agriculture, business and sports.
“Inducting these new set of performers into Nigeria’s New Tribe has been nothing short of inspiring as they have dutifully chosen the path of impact to their community, nation and the continent,” said Bukonla Adebakin, Chief Operating Officer of The Future Project. “We are reminded of how important it is to acknowledge the work of young Nigerians who have ignored limitations around them and excelling in their chosen fields.”
Visit awards.thefutureafrica.com to see the full nominees profiles. There is a one-week window to send all inquiries and clarifications on the list and profiles to email@example.com or call +234-802-222-6712.
Follow @tfaafrica on Twitter and Instagram to keep up with the latest news on the awards. The official hashtags for 2018 is#TFAA2018 and #NigeriasNewTribe. The Future Awards Africa 2018 is presented by The Future Project, Guaranty Trust Bank, and H20.