Osun Governor-Elect, Adeleke, Davido, Others Bag Afro Awards 2022
The Osun State Governor-Elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke, his nephew, and singer David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido bag the Afro Award 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
The legendary African drummer, Chief Tajudeen Amoo-Adeleke, is also among the Africans and Americans to be honored at the Afro Award 2022 in Los Angeles, California.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Founder and Executive Producer of Afro Awards, Mr. Taiwo Oduala.
Also to be honored is the First Lady of Sierra Leone, Mrs. Fatima Maada, Founder and CEO of the Pan-African Film Festival, Ayuko Babu, and renowned Nigerian journalist, Seye Kehinde.
He said the awardees are Africans and Americans, who distinguished themselves in various fields of endeavors.
The event is billed to broadcast live on Sunday, 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, since its inception, the Afro Awards has hosted and honored over 5,000 individuals at the core front of humanitarianism and philanthropy in American and African communities.
Oduala, who is also a film director gave names of some of the 2022 honorees, including; Curtis Young (Son of Dr. Dre), Masika Kalysha (VH1’s Love & Hip Hop; We TV’s Growing Up Hip Hop),
Others are Tina Weisinger (Founder of HAP Awards), Hubert Nakitare (Hip Hop Artist and Activist), Lea Cher Pump (Owner of The LadyLike Foundation), His Royal Majesty Oba Yisa Olaniyan (Humanitarian and Founder of AHBEAH Awards)
Also to be honored are Rochel Pamphile (CEO of Rocky R&P Entertainment), Dr. Lance McCarthy (Business Consultant and Humanitarian), Fatimah Muhammed (Philanthropist; Humanitarian), Afro Nation (World Biggest Afrobeats; Humanitarian), Sam Anwuzia (Founder of ZAFAA Awards; CEO Nollywood Entertainment; Humanitarian).
Others are 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).
The director explained that the red carpet arrivals start by 5:00 pm with the main event at 7:00 pm and an after party at 10:00 pm.
He said the host for this year’s event is VH1’s Love & Hip Hop Star, Masika Kalysha.