The Future Awards Africa has announced Folarin Falana, Nigerian singer better known as Falz, and Toni Tones, Nigerian actress, as hosts for the 2019 edition of its event.
In a statement issued on Saturday, the organisers said the music star and Tones would be joined by Taymesan and Khaffy, two other hosts for the event.
The TFAA recently announced its nominations ahead of the main event, which is scheduled to hold on November 24, at the Balmoral Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The 2019 edition — which is the 14th of its kind — is themed ‘Nigeria’s New Tribe’.
Sponsored by The Future Project (TFP) — a social enterprise communications firm affiliated to Red Africa — the award celebrates a new class of innovators, philanthropists, activists, technocrats and creators promoting the shared mission of changing the African narrative.
‘The event will celebrate young enterprising Nigerians who have done exceptional work in their respective fields, and whose relentless hard work and unparalleled impact position them as a symbol of a new tribe of exemplary Nigerians,” the statement read.
Nominees in this year’s award include Burna Boy, Teni, Falz, Ifedayo Durosinmi-Etti, Timini Egbuson, Sandra Ezekwesili, and over ninety others, with the list from the Central Working Committee (CWC) covering 21 categories.