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All arrangements have been concluded to stage the African Illustrious Awards in Lagos on December 9, 2022.
The Awards represent a revered and prestigious African honor, conferred on individuals and organisations who have excelled and left indelible marks in leadership, philanthropy, community development, business, academia, technology, education, agriculture, and entrepreneurship across Africa.
The African Illustrious Awards aims at searching, discovering and recognising highly distinguished Africans who have been outstanding and exceptional in private and public service.
Convened by My Media Africa, the Award is designed as part of the organiser’s effort to tell the African success stories in diverse works of life.
Since inception about four years ago, Africa Illustrious Awards has deployed utmost prudence to carefully search, locate and select deserving Africans who are rewriting the narrative through hard work and excellence.
Each award year has attracted scores of entries that exemplify the talent, dedication and innovation of individuals across all the categories.
This year’s edition has created and thrown up some new categories and all the categories and nominees will be announced soon.
The prestigious and famed awards have so far recognised and hosted Presidents, Governors, ministers, technocrats and captains of industries across the African Continent.
some of the previous winners included, former President Goodluck Jonathan (GCFR), Prof. Patrick Lumumba of Kenya, Prof. Charles Esimone (Vice Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka), the Ooni of Ife, HRH Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, Dr. Alfred Mutua (former Governor of the Machakos County in kenya), Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), Ambassador Prof. Monique (Nigeria’s Ambassador to Angola) and Joseph Yobo (ex-Super Eagles captain and Assistant Coach).
Others are Engr. Dozie Mbanefo (Chairman and Founder of Newcrystal Communication), Commissioner of Police Aderemi Adeoye, Alhaji Sani Shinkafi, Mohammed Salah Of Egypt, Acp Chioma Ajunwa, Emmanuel Tuloe of Liberia, Usman Touray of Gambia amongst other trail blazing Africans too numerous to mention.