EMY Africa Awards Set to Host Naija Alumni to a Glamorous Soiree in Lagos

The 8th Annual EMY Africa Awards is around the corner, and as a special build-up event,
EMY Africa is organizing an exclusive Soiree in Lagos, Nigeria. The prestigious platform
founded by Mr. Kojo Soboh is dedicated to celebrating exceptional African men and
personalities for their remarkable achievements, significant contributions, and inspiring
positive change across Africa and beyond, including complementary awards to women
challenging the status quo.

The awards have become an annual hallmark event, drawing the
attention of renowned personalities, dignitaries, and industry leaders from various sectors.
As a precursor to the main awards ceremony in Ghana, EMY Africa is organising an
exclusive Soiree in Lagos, Nigeria, in celebration of past Nigerian awardees and present
nominees. This glamorous gathering will be held at the prestigious Mercedes Benz
showroom, Victoria Island on Sunday, August 13, 2023.

Speaking at the press conference to the Soiree in Lagos, Founder, EMY Africa Awards, Kojo
Soboh highlighted the inspiration behind the awards :
EMY Africa Awards is the catalyst that inspires greatness in all of us. We celebrate
greatness to inspire greatness. Representation matters; when we celebrate successful
Africans. It is more relatable and gives youths the permission to dream, dare and do. The
Awards and its complementary events have been carefully designed to celebrate great
achievements to inspire greatness in the youth’’.

Also at the press conference, Latasha Ngwube, the project’s lead PR expressed her insights
and enthusiasm regarding the Pre EMY Lagos soiree:

“The essence of this pre-EMY soirée in Lagos is to bring people together and extend its
impact to other African countries starting with Lagos, the center of Excellence. We are driven
to inspire excellence and demonstrate to our young men that there is more to life than the
negative aspects. We want to bring into the room like-minded young achievers, game
changers and innovators who are making groundbreaking strides in various fields. It is
deliberately tailored to celebrate and uplift men, especially in the Pan-African spirit.
Organizing this pre-EMY soiree on such a grand scale is truly incredible”.

The EMY winners’ circle boasts visionary individuals including Akinwumi Adesina (Man of
the Year 2022), Tony Elumelu (Man of the Year Africa, 2017), Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD)
(Continental Icon in Film), Adebola Williams (Young Achiever Africa, 2017), Lanre Olusola
(Mentorship Award, 2022), Seyi Tinubu (Young Achiever Africa, 2020), Ayo Animashaun
(Media Excellence Awards, 2022), Micheal Collins Ajereh aka Don Jazzy (Continental Music
Icon Award, 2022), Ebuka Obi-Uchendu (Man of Style Award, 2021), and Ayo Makun – AY
(African Entertainer of the Award, 2020).

This year, two Nigerian actors, Tobi Bakre and Chidi Mokeme, have secured nominations in
the Actor of the Year category. Other distinguished Nigerians will also be recognized in
various honorary categories. This exclusive pre-EMY soirée promises an enchanting ambiance filled with glitz and glamour to celebrate achievements, forge connections, and
inspire the next generation of leaders. The 8th EMY Africa Awards will take place on
Saturday, 14th October 2023. Fans can cast their votes on the Awards’ website
(www.emyafrica.com) or engage with their favourite actors’ posts on the official Instagram
page (@emyafrica).

Sponsors and partners for the Lagos Soiree include – Weststar Associates Ltd (Mercedes
Benz Nigeria), Diaspora Affairs (Office of the President of Ghana), Lala’s Boutique Hotel,
Bag it Ghana, Caveman Watches, GIPC, DVO Ghana, Special Ice, Events by Claud, The
Chef Tucker, Ngozi Eme Photography, Blanche Aigle Communications, EMY Africa
Magazine and Latasha Ngwube.

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