It is a natural law, that every good action has a reward, which can come anytime and in any form. Wednesday, 16th of December, 2020 was a memorable day as worthy Africans were awarded and honoured for their hard work in various sectors, Like philanthropy, Academia, Entrepreneurship, innovation, capacity building and Technology.

Interestingly, the Africa Illustrious Award event which was held at Radisson Blu Hotel, Victoria Island in Lagos, marked off as the maiden edition of the quintessential Media brand, My Media Africa.

On the list of awardees are:

1. AFRICAN PEACE AMBASSADOR OF ALL TIME
• His Excellency Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan (GCFR)

2. CHILDREN’S RIGHT AND CHILD PROTECTION ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR
• Bar. (Mrs) Abiye Tam-George

3. AFRICAN PHILANTHROPIST OF THE YEAR
• Allen Onyema

4. BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR
• Ehi Ogbebor, CEO Sayaveth Interior and Hotels

5. NIGERIA EDUCATIONIST OF ALL TIME
• Prof Jubril Aminu

6. MEDIA PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
• Bisi Ola Tilo

7. BANK OF THE YEAR
Guaranty Trust Bank

8. Brand OF THE YEAR
• New Crystal Communication

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9. MINISTER OF THE YEAR
• Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah.

10. SENATOR OF THE YEAR
• Senator Uche Ekwunife

11. BEST GOVERNOR OF THE YEAR
• Prof Babagana Umaru Zulum (The Executive Governor Borno
State).

12. INDUSTRIALIST OF THE YEAR
• Innocent Chukwuma – (Founder and CEO of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing).

13. FEMALE PHILANTHROPIST OF THE YEAR
• Chief Dr. Mrs. Nkoli Imoh

14. AWARD FOR SERVICES TO THE  NATION AND PHILANTROPIC CONTRIBUTIONS
TO HUMANITY.
• Alhaji Dr. Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi (WAMBAN)

15. MICROFINANCE BANK OF THE YEAR
• Chevron Employee Microfinance Bank

See also: Dignitaries Grace Maiden Edition of Africa Illustrious Award

16. YOUNG TALENT OF THE YEAR
• Prince Angel Nwabube

17. AWARD ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA
• Dr. Nnaemeka Obiaraeri

18. VOCAL PATRIOTIC CITIZEN OF THE YEAR
• Chief Femi Fani-Kayode

19. THE MOST VOCAL LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR
• Hon. Engr Abinye Blessing Pepple

20. SPORTS ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR
• Mrs. Aisha Falode

21. AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP IN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR
• Sam Okojere

22. SPECIAL RECOGNITION FOR DEDICATED SERVICE TO THE NATION
• DCP Aderemi Adeoye

23. Hotelier of the Year
• PEE Hotel and Suites

24. EXECUTIVE COACH AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT TRAINER OF THE YEAR
• Patricia Omoqui

25. LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR
• Hon Aniekan Umanah

26. MOST INNOVATIVE STARTUP OF THE YEAR
• wiga Foods Kenya

27. ROLE MODEL ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
• Kevin Okyere MD/ CEO Springfield Group Accra

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28.BUSINESS MAN OF THE YEAR
• Dr. Ernest Azudialu-Obiejesi CEO Nestoil Group

29. OUSTANDING EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR SERVICES TO THE NATION AND PHILANTROPIC ACTIVITIES TO HUMANITY FOR THE YEAR
• John Ogu

30. TRAVEL COMPANY OF THE YEAR
• Zidora Travels

31. BUSINESS INNOVATION AND PHILANTROPIC CONTRIBUTIONS
• Mr. Victor Usunogun Osazuwa

32. AWARD FOR PHILANTROPIC CONTRIBUTIONS AND YOUTH SUPPORT IN AFRICA
• Onyekachi Donatus Okonkwo

33. AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND BILATERAL RELATIONSHIP
• Mr. Eze Ibejiuba (Ezesinachi 1) CEO Kings Lead Limited. Gold and Diamonds

34. AWARD OF EXCELLENCE AND SPECIAL RECOGNITION
• High Chief Ihekwo Arinze Christian

See also: David Adjaye becomes the first black architect to receive the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

35. AWARD IN EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT FOR AFRICA
• Mr. Prince Abiodun Agbaje

36. Outstanding performance Award for Proactive entertainment and investment development in Africa.                                                                                       . Benjamin Nwokorie (Ahuonu Cubana)

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