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Ekiti Future Award Prize for Advocacy

This award recognizes individual contributions to ensuring that their work influences decisions within political, economic, social systems and institutions for the development of the state in their chosen causes.

Ekiti Future Award Prize for Agriculture

This award recognizes the contributions of entrepreneurs, advocates, or professionals who have demonstrated commitment and made a measurable impact in the field of agriculture, and agro-related causes.

Ekiti Future Award Prize for Business

This award is conferred on a young entrepreneur who has founded, led and grown a business or private enterprise to measurable growth and/or success through extraordinary vision, leadership, and commitment to innovation in the year in view.

Ekiti Future Award Prize for Education

This award is given to a tutor, administrator or educator in the state, who has recorded measurable impact in advancing education through advocacy, innovation, and education development in Ekiti

Ekiti Future Award Prize for Fashion

This award rewards the work of young individual(s) in the fashion industry who has impacted the industry through his/her chosen medium and created a tangible body of work within the year in view in Ekiti.

Ekiti Future Award Prize for On-Air-Personality (TV/Radio)or Journalist

This award recognizes individuals who have amassed considerable influence in their field and have used this influence to effect social change within the year in view.

Ekiti Future Award Prize for Public Service

This award is given to a technocrat who has made an outstanding contribution in Ekiti State public service sector within the year in view (excluding politics)

Ekiti Future Award Prize for Sports

This category is awarded to sportsmen and women in various disciplines who have excelled in local and international sport and brought glory to themselves and Ekiti State in the year in view.

Ekiti Future Award Prize for Young Person of the Year

This prize is awarded to a young person who has become a force for change, capturing the collective imagination of all Ekiti state through their personal achievements, public image, and personal triumphs. He/She also has demonstrated intuition, innovation, and initiative and is not afraid to lead change in his or her sector, market awareness, and understanding.

Ekiti Future Award Price for Art

This prize seeks to highlight the extraordinary achievements of poetry, visual, performance and digital artists in the field of creative and visual arts within the year in review.

Ekiti Future Award Prize for Media

This award recognizes the contributions of a media house (TV or Radio Station) that has dedicated themselves to creating quantifiable impact in the advancement and evolution of traditional and new media in Ekiti in the year in view.

Ekiti Future Award Prize for Start-up

 This award prize is for a new company or project that is in the first stage of its operations. Initiated by an entrepreneur to seek, effectively develop, and validate a product or service for which they believe there is a demand in Ekiti State.

Ekiti Future Award Prize for Person of the Year

This will honour the men and women of great impact for their extra ordinary achievement in the year under review. The personis usually someone who has been notably influential or prominent during the year and could also be a hero.

Ekiti Future Award Prize for Community Action

This prize seeks to acknowledge the contributions of individuals (project based) to community building in different fields within the year in view.

Ekiti Future Award Prize for Beauty

This award recognizes a person who has recorded remarkable achievement in the beauty industry. This includes ( Make-up, hair, accessory and jewelry, cosmetology etc.)

Ekiti Future Award Prize for Health

This award is bestowed on a health practitioner who was active and helpful during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ekiti state.

Ekiti Future Award Prize for Entertainment

This award is bestowed on an entertainer who has recorded remarkable achievement in the entertainment industry ( Music, Comedy, acting) in the state, and was also a means of entertainment during the lock-down period.