Tiwa Savage, others bag ‘Women4Africa’ award in London  

Nigerian music star, Tiwa Savage, alongside other female professionals from different walks of life, bagged awards at the just concluded 8th edition of the ‘Women4Africa’ Awards which held over the weekend.

Women4Africa is an annual awards night that celebrates ordinary African women doing extraordinary things.

Held in the heart of the City of London at the Prestigious Leonardo Hotel, St Pauls, London the event had Yvonne Jegede alongside Dr Shola Mos Shogbamimu in attendance.

Over 18 women ranging from arts, technology and healthcare sectors were awarded and celebrated for their relentless efforts to continually keep African flags flying.

Though absent at the award night Tiwa Savage, who bagged a special recognition award, commended Women4Africa organisers in a thank you video. She also dedicated the award to women who are pulling their weights in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

Other finalists and winners at the event include; Honey Ajuwon, Lara Oyesanya, Theresa Owusu Partner, Adeola Onasanya, Feyisola Adeyemi and Juliana Olayinka of Channels TV.

Also, Professor Carol Makaka won the Humanitarian award and Dr Gillian Lakaereber won the woman in Pharmacy award.

In a brief remark, the founders of Women4Africa, Sam and Tola Onigbanjo, told newsmen that it is important to celebrate and write our own narrative for the world to see. “We will keep on celebrating our own and telling Africa and its amazing women stories to the world”.

Some previous recipients of Women4Africa include; Mrs Aisha Buhari, Mrs Oluwatoyin Sanni, Ambassador Nimi Akinkugbe, Dr Joe Okei Odumakin, Senator Daisy Danjuma, Honorable Abike Dabiri- Erewa, among others.

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