Today, 5th January 2021, the organisers of the Future Africa Leaders Awards (FALA 2020) held a press conference to unveil the 2020 star prize Award winner and nine other nominee that made the Top Ten.
Rev. Chris Oyakhilome who happens to be the founder and motivator of The Future Africa Leaders Foundation has blessed the Star Award Winner with a token of $25,000 and $10,000 each for other nominees in order to encourage them to do more.
The 22-year-old cameroonian, Gwei Michael Wawa bagged the Star Award with a sum of $25,000 as Christian Majeed Kwesi (Ghana), Elsa Cethia Milandou (Congo Brazzaville), Mary Mukeba Julius (Sout Sudan), Victor Emeka Mba (Nigeria), Tebogo Moroe (South Africa), Michelle Mumba (Zambia), Avante Susan Mafusire (Zimbabwe), Aicha Elhaj Mahamat (Chad), Mayamiko Banda (Malawi) bagged $10,000 each.
Meanwhile, the award is open to people with an age range of 16 and 23, you have to be a registered applicant of the Leadership Initiative Award via Future Leaders Foundation Website.
Also, the Leadership Initiative Award is deigned to form a community of likes mind has the platform has produced 81 winners.
Some of the winners focus on Gender based, Education, Agriculture, Enterpreneurship Skills and other sectors that can improve Africa problem and the continent as a whole.
African development : youths urged to utilise their skills to foster community growth
Youths across African countries have been encouraged to utilize their skills and talents towards national growth and actualisation of the continent’s goal of sustainable development
The call is made at a press briefing organized for special recognition of young people who have demonstrated exemplary leadership