Astute young Cameroonian shines exceptionally following laudable service to humanity.
22-year-old Lebsey Petmia Lebaga from Cameroon, shone outstandingly among her peers to win the coveted Star Prize Award at the 2022 Future Africa Leaders Awards (FALA), during the 31st Dec. New Year's Eve Service with Pastor Chris. Lesbey who has demonstrated an astounding leadership prowess through the excellent use of science and technology in transforming lives in her country and beyond has been phenomenal throughout the year. Her ingenuity in meeting societal needs with technology has been most notable in Cameroon. Young Lesbey organized several conferences and seminars, impacting the lives of over 8000 young people in Cameroon. She innovatively established an online clinic for which more than 500 individuals have testified of using the online institution satisfactorily. Over 1000 people have freely been screened for Hepatitis B and HIV/AIDS with several referred for medical attention. She’s the first youth to have established an online clinic in Cameroon, which won her the best innovative project in the country. Among several other inspiring humanitarian projects in Cameroon, young Lebsey emerged as the Star Prize winner at the New Year’s Eve Global service with Pastor Chris. Having recorded several successes in her life, Ledsey Petmia Lebaga celebrated another big win as she gracefully walked up the stage to receive her well-deserved award, which comes with a 25,000 USD cash prize.
Joined by 22-year Lebsey Lebaga in transforming lives in their respective countries and the African continent as a whole were 9 other young leaders who were also honored with awards at the night's event. With different exemplary humanitarian acts, these young leaders distinguished themselves as true future African leaders. With a 10,000USD cash prize complement to further expand their sustainable projects, Grace Lekwuwa from Benin Republic, Portia Manyaya from Ghana, Azariah Tendayi Chidzungu from Malawi, Bakaki Yusuf from Uganda, Hidaya Tlemcani from Morocco, Elizabeth Aguil from South Sudan, Victor Eyo from Nigeria and Gracious Mazivanhanga from Zimbabwe, profusely celebrated their FALA award following astonishing feats accomplished throughout 2022.
Marking its 10th year, the Future Africa Leaders Foundation has continually recognized the efforts of young Africans who take up diverse leadership roles, resolving seemingly insurmountable challenges in academia, agriculture, and different sectors of the economy across Africa. These young champions have since continued steadfastly in their problem-solving ventures, proffering solutions to diverse problems faced by many in the African continent.
Chairing this year’s edition of the prestigious FALA was the former President of Nigeria, H.E., Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (GCFR). After a thought-provoking speech, Chief Olusegun introduced the special guest of honor for the night, H.E., Dr. Leymah Gbowee, founder, Gbowee Peace Foundation, Liberia, a Nobel laureate. Telling the story of her transition from a poor uneducated village girl to a world-celebrated leader, Madam Gbowee commended the young Africans for their accomplishments so far. She further charged them to aspire to attain greater heights and remain utterly committed to making more impact across the continent.
LoveWorld President and Grand Patron of the Future Africa Leaders Foundation, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome reiterated that Africa is a place of hope and a great future contrary to the thought of people who believe nothing good can come out of Africa. He encouraged the current set of winners to continue to make Africa a continent of pride.
Hearty congratulations to all the 2022 FALA winners.