Nominations for Naija’s very own “Future Awards” celebrating young
and inspiring Nigerians with amazing
innovations and works ended on sunday 16th of june. Chude Jideonwo,
who is executive director of The Future Project said “Following our calendar, our board of highly experienced judges are going to undergo sessions of intense decision making to certify persons who will make it into the nominations list that will be published later in June.” This award edition with the campaign declaration: “Inspiration begins here!” will be judged over a two-month period, supervised by a central working committee, a board of judges and an independent audit committee is hosted in partnership with the youth office of the African Union Commission, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and nominations for the awards’ biggest prize, Young Person of the Year will be Africa-based. ACTIVITIES LEADING TO THE 2013 FUTURE AWARDS INCLUDE:
Release of Nominees List – Lagos, June 2013
The Future Business Master-Class – Lagos, June
United States Consul-General hosts The Future
Awards Nominees – Lagos, July 2013
Nigeria Leadership Initiative hosts The Future Awards Nominees – Lagos, July 2013
For more info on the event which holds in August 2013, visit http://www.thefutureafrica.com/awards or @TFAAfrica on Twitter. Note however, that there will be no public voting for The Future Awards 2013.
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