2020 Opportunities hub 100 Most Influential List Announced.

100 Most Influential Young Leaders 2020.  

Opportunities hub has announced the First annual publication of the 100 Most Influential Young people Award list for 2020. The award is to recognise young people for their outstanding work to change the world.

OH Youth Award is an initiative of Opportunities Hub, which is the most inclusive innovation, entrepreneurship and Opportunities ecosystem on the planet. The Initiative is intended to disclose the true and genuine potentials of young people around the world whose works are at par with their impacts. It is also expected to serve as a source of encouragement to these young individuals whose commitment towards stimulating growth is undoubted. 

Below is the official list of Opportunities Hub 100 Most Influential Young People, 2020. 

(Arranged in alphabetical order)

  • Adji Bousso Dieng, Senegale, Computer Scientist
  • Ahmed Adamu PhD, Nigeria, Petroleum Economist.
  • Aya Chebbi, Tunisia, (African Union Youth Envoy)
  • Ahmad Nawaz, Pakistan, Peace and Education Activist
  • Anas Sanusi Gusau, Nigeria, 
  • Adebimpe Adebara, Nigeria, Creative Designer
  • Abduljabbar Surajo Guga, Techpreneur
  • Aburof M. Kush-Tain, Ghana, Motivational Speaker
  • Abasi Ene-Obong, Nigeria, Entrepreneur
  • Amina Yahaya, Int’l Development Practitioner – Nigeria
  • Abdulahi Abdulraheem Abayomi, Development Expert – Nigeria
  • Aisha Msantu, Engineer & Community Development  – Tanzania
  • Abdulbasith Sijuade Akinyemi-Esinlokun, Health & Community Development Strategist – Nigeria
  • Ananda Nepali, Development Expert – Nepal
  • Alpha Nury, Senegal – Investor 
  • Babangida Ruma, Community Organizer 
  • Basyrah Al Iman, Malaysia, Climate Change Activist 
  • Broda Shaggi, Nigeria, Comedian
  • Bobi Wine, Uganda, (MP, Kyadondo East Constituency, Uganda)
  • Baliqees Salaudeen, Nigeria, Communications Strategist
  • Christian Ponce de León González, Mexico, Young Activist
  • Christian Achaleke Leke, Cameroon, Youth Development Expert. 
  • Chiefson Nwaiwu, Nigeria, Co- Founder for Initiative for Changing Narratives
  • Dauda Iliya Abba, Nigeria, Techpreneur 
  • Diketso Setho, South Africa, Social Entrepreneur
  • Davido, American-Nigerian singer
  • Ekpa Stanley Ekpa, Lawyer & Development Expert – Nigeria
  • Esimaje Michael Onoseme, Nigeria, Social Development Professional
  • Emmanuel Agunze, Community Development Expert – Nigeria
  • Emmanuel Michael Emechete, Nigeria, SDGs Advocate
  • Elvis Adjahoungba, Benin Republic, SDGs Advocate
  • Fadzayi Mahere, Zimbabwe, lawyer and politician
  • Gbenga O. Wale, Nigeria, Social Entrepreneur 
  • Hussein bin Abdullah, Jordan, Crown Prince of Jordan. 
  • Habeeb Whyte, Lawyer & Youth Activist – Nigeria
  • Hammed Kayode Alabi, Social Entrepreneur  – Nigeria
  • Hassan Nurudeen Olanrewaju, Community Development Strategist – Nigeria
  • Hauwa Liman, Nigeria, Social Entrepreneur
  • Hafsat Sahabi Dange, Nigeria, Cooperate Lawyer  
  • Hajara Kabeer Abdulfatah, Nigeria, Youth Development Expert  
  • Hermann Kamte, Cameroon – Architect 
  • Hadeel Osman, Sudan, (Fashion Revolution)
  • Ibidapo Fashina, Nigeria, Public Speaker
  • Ilwad Elman, Somali, (Elman Peace and Human Rights Center)
  • Ikimat Salawu Yusuff, Nigeria, Peace Advocate
  • Isaya Yunge, Tanzania, Techprenur 
  • Ilori Julius, Nigeria, Social Activist
  • Iswat Taiwo Badmus, Personal Development Strategist – Nigeria
  • Joshua Alade, Nigeria, Youth Development Coach
  • Joel Nanauka, Tanzania (Speaker)
  • John Aggrey, Socialprenuer – Ghana, Youth Advocate 
  • Jaruma Empire, Nigeria, Social Entrepreneur   
  • Khanyisile Madonko-Nderezina, Zimbabwe, Entrepreneur 
  • Kehinde Odanye, Nigeria, International Development Practitioner
  • Lamin Darboe, Gambia (National Youth Council, Gambia)
  • Lelise Neme, Ethiopia, (Ethiopian Investment Commission)
  • Melene Rossouw, South Africa (Women Lead Movement)
  • Muhammad Abdul Ghafar, Pakistan, Youth Advocate 
  • Musa Olatunji, Development Strategist, Nigeria
  • Mr Macaroni, Nigeria, Comedian
  • Nancy Kacungira, Uganda, (BBC Africa)
  • Nabilah Usman, Nigeria, (We FM Abuja)
  • Naufarl Ahmad, Nigeria, Youth Activist 
  • Ngombe Tamaris, Congo, (Collectif Entre Elles)
  • Nkiru Mordi, Nigeria, investigative journalist, media personality.
  • Nisreen Elsaim, Sudan, (UN Youth Advisory Group on Climate Change)
  • Nadia Ahmed Abdullah serves as Chief Administrative Secretary in the Ministry of ICT,
  • Oluwatobi Raji, GBV Advocate – Nigeria
  • Ogweno Stephen, Population Health Expert – Kenya
  • OKafor Marycynthia, Social Media business Consultant, Nigeria
  • Ogutu Okudo, Kenya, SpringRock Group
  • Olugbenga Ogunbowale, Nigeria, Social Entrepreneur 
  • Ojewola Olawale, Nigeria, Founder, Centre for Advocacy, Leadership and Development in Africa
  • Olamide Brown, British-Nigerian, Healthcare Entrepreneur
  • Okpatuma David Otujor, Nigeria,Youth and Gender Advocate
  • Pavel Sarwar, Social Innovator – Malaysia
  • Prince Nnamdi Ekeh, Nigeria, Techpreneur 
  • Peace Hyde, Ghana, British Ghanaian Education Activist,
  • Paula Ingabire, Rwanda, Minister, ICT and Innovation, Rwanda)
  • Qabale Duba, Kenya, (Qabale Duba Foundation)
  • Ruhamah Ifere, Lawyer & Youth Advocate – Nigeria
  • Rachel Sibande, Malawi, Digital and data Development Specialist.
  • Ramata Agberemi Dabo, Nigerian American, Social Entrepreneur 
  • Selma Kristof, Namibia, Techpreneur 
  • Sir balo, Nigeria Comedy
  • Salihu Tanko Yakasai, Special Adviser Media to the Governor of Kano State
  • Sani Buhari Ahmad, Waspapping, Social Entrepreneur 
  • Suraj Bamalli, Nigeria, SDGs Advocate 
  • Sani Muhammed, Development Expert – Nigeria
  • Saykwayee Harmony Henry, Liberia, Rights Advocate and a Civil Leader
  • Satta Fatumata Sheriff, Liberia, Liberian human rights activists. 
  • Sumaiya Zafrin Chowdhury, Entreprenuer, Bangladesh
  • Sumitra Magrati, Sociologist, Nepal
  • Toluse Dove Francis, Mental Health Practitioner – Nigeria
  • Tare Maureen Amananaghan, Nigeria, Community Organizer
  • Takele Uma Banti (Minister, Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Ethiopia)
  • Prince Ubochi, Nigeria, SDGs Advocate
  • Vanessa Nakate (Climate Justice Activist)
  • Valentine Okafor, Nigeria, leadership and Productivity Strategist
  • Yahaya Buhari Ali, Nigeria, Social Entrepreneur 

This award recognizes.

Young people who have been engaged in development work, business or engaged in a leadership role either in a professional or voluntary capacity. 

Young people who have demonstrated an understanding of the importance of youth engagements in key areas such as development, business and Leadership. 

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