Mo Abudu, John Boyega, Meghan Markle (Duchess of Sussex) and a host of others have made the list of the most influential and powerful black people in Britain.
The annual list which is released to showcase and honour men and women of African and African-Caribbean heritage in Britain who are changing lives so a number of Nigerians make the list.
Mo Abudu who is the C.E.O of Ebony Life TV was among the notable Nigerians who made the list. Actor, John Boyega was also honoured with the heavyweight titled boxer, Anthony Joshua also clinching a spot in the power list. The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Mackle, also made the list.
This is not the first time Mo Abudu will be getting an international recognition as we can all recall that earlier in the year, she was honoured alongside Omotola Jalade Ekeinde by the Variety Magazine Awards.
Federal government hails Mo Abudu, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Chimamanda Adichie over awards
Back in March 2018, the Federal Government of Nigeria congratulated Mo Abudu, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, for winning the Variety Magazine awards. According to the magazine, these women are among the top 50 women doing extraordinary things on the worldwide stage. In a statement released on Sunday, March 11, 2018, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed described the women as iconic women in the creative industry.
“Of more importance is the fact that these women’s achievements have transcended gender, nationality or race, placing them on the profound class of global, timeless achievers,” he said.
He further stated that the great honours bestowed on the women would further focus world attention on the nation’s burgeoning creative industry, thus placing it on the right pedestal to take the world by storm.