The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has announced the leading influencers for its global campaign to pool 1 million young Africans to act against Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The #StopEbola campaign will be led by TFAA Young Person of the Year 2013, Ashish Thakkar and Africa’s leading creative icons – Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Paris-based Asa Elemide.
Other influencers include Tayo Oviosu, Ojoma Ochai, Meck Khalfan,TuFace Idibia, Van Vicker, Joselyn Dumas, Lanre DaSilva Ajayi, Dayo Israel, Denrele, Dakore Akande, Juliet Ibrahim, Funke Akindele, Omoni Oboli, Ohimai Atafo, Joseph Benjamin, Ice Prince, MI Abaga, Omawumi, Waje, Lynxx, Yemi Adamolekun, GbengaSesan, Kunle Afolayan, Osas Ighodaro, Yegwa Ukpo and Kathleen Ndongmo.
The #StopEbola campaign will get young Africans to support the World Health Organization by donating social media updates and a minimum of $25 between now and the awards date via the portal www.stopebola.com. The funds go directly to the United Nations Ebola Response Fund.
The Future Awards Africa holds on Sunday, 7 December 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotels in Lagos, Nigeria.
To be part of the campaign, it takes just 3 easy steps:
- Go to www.stopebola.com.
- Click on the SHARE button and sign up to the Thunderclap campaign. Thunderclap helps ensure everyone will tweet the same #StopEbola message on November 29 at the same time. It takes just 2 minutes to sign up, and/or
- Click on the DONATE button to donate directly to the UN’s Ebola Response Fund.
You should also put up the #StopEbola flyer on your Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Phone DPs every day from now to 7 December. You can download the flyers on www.stopebola.com.
The Future Awards Africa 2014 is presented in partnership with Microsoft and the Tony Elumelu Foundation and is headlined by Vitafoam.
OnoBello.com is an official online media supporter of this #StopEbola campaign
For more information, visit @TFAAfrica on Twitter/Instagram or the website www.thefutureafrica.com/awards. The official hashtags for the 2014 awards are #TheFutureAwardsAfrica and #TheFutureAwards2014.