Osun Governor-Elect, Davido, others bag Afro awards 2022
Senator Ademola Jackson Adeleke of Osun State, David Adedeji Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido, and Chief Tajudeen Amoo-Adeleke, Legendary African Drummer, are among the Africans and Americans honored at the Afro Award in Los Angeles, California, United States of America.
This was stated by Taiwo Oduala, the Founder and Executive Producer of The Afro Awards.
Fatima Maada, the First Lady of Sierra Leone; Ayuko Babu, the Founder and CEO of the Pan-African Film Festival; and Seye Kehinde, a renowned Nigerian Journalist, will also be honored.
Oduala described the awardees as Africans and Americans who have excelled in a variety of fields.
Afro Awards 2022, the most anticipated event of the year, will be broadcast live on November 6 at Regal La Live 1000 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90015, USA.
The main focus of the award is to support people who have demonstrated exceptional humanitarian excellence in various fields, he said.
According to him, the Afro Awards has hosted and honored over 5,000 individuals at the forefront of humanitarianism and philanthropy in American and African communities since its inception.
Curtis Young (Son of Dr. Dre), Masika Kalysha (VH1’s Love & Hip Hop; We TV’s Growing Up Hip Hop) are among the 2022 honorees named by Oduala, who is also a film director.
Tina Weisinger (Founder of HAPAwards), Hubert Nakitare (Activist and Hip Hop Artist), Lea Cher Pump (Owner of The LadyLike Foundation), and His Royal Majesty Oba Yisa Olusola Olaniyan are among the others (Humanitarian and Founder of AHBEAH Awards).
Rochel Pamphile (CEO of Rocky R&P Entertainment), Dr. Lance McCarthy (Business Consultant, Humanitarian), Fatimoh Muhammed (Philanthropist, Humanitarian), Afro Nation (World’s Biggest Afrobeats, Humanitarian), and Sam Anwuzia will also be recognized (Founder of ZAFAA Awards, CEO Nollywood Entertainment, Humanitarian).
Ade James (African Legendary Photographer, Humanitarian), Yinka Rythym (Musician, Philanthropist, Humanitarian), Charmaine Blake (Owner of Charmaine PR Firm), Kandias Conda (Owner of Celebrity Brand), and Madam Lara Okunnubi (Philanthropist/Humanitarian) are among those who have contributed.
The Director explained that red carpet arrivals begin at 5 p.m., with the main event beginning at 7 p.m. and an after-party beginning at 10 p.m.
Masika Kalysha, a VH1 Love and Hip Hop star will host this year’s event, according to Oduala.
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