Vote now for our 2014 Person of the Year Award

Following our desire to reposition entrepreneurship development as the number one solution to the unemployment crisis ravaging our country, Nigeria and Africa at large, we hereby announce the launch of our Man of the Year Awards starting from 2014.

In African Youth Development Foundation (AFRYDEF), we strongly believe that entrepreneurship and social innovation are solutions to many challenges in our society, especially in job creation and employment generation.

Therefore, the major objective for instituting this annual award is to celebrate young social innovators and entrepreneurs below the age of 40 years, who have solved societal challenges with their ideas as well as impacted on the lives of other young people in their chosen careers.

Celebrating these successful young entrepreneurs will encourage other youths to engage in solving other societal problems through social innovation.

This annual award starting this year promises to be interesting and we urge you to be part of it by nominating and voting for persons of your choice with reasons why you are nominating them for the awards.

The voting for year 2014 has started… You can vote below NOW!



African Youth Development Foundation (AFRYDEF) is a not-for-profit development organization established in Nigeria in 1999 to mobilize resources and to promote and support sustainable youth empowerment and rural development initiatives in Africa. Our Mission is to cost-effectively empower young people; women and children choose a better future for themselves through facilitating sustainable youth and rural development initiatives. In AFRYDEF, we envision a society where children, youths and women are viewed as assets and resources, and thus encouraged to develop their full potentials. For more information, please, visit or call +234 (0) 803 870 2075 or email:
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4 Responses to Vote now for our 2014 Person of the Year Award

  1. Pingback: Vote now for our 2014 Person of the Year Award | African Youth Development Foundation

  2. Anastasia says:

    Gossy Ukanwoke is an inspiration to all. He’s a great strong man.

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