Burna Boy, Davido, Wizkid, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Funke Akindele-Bello, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Mr. Eazi, Olugbenga Agboola among other Nigerians featured on the Forbes ‘100 Innovations, Inventions & Icons From Africa’.
Also, the Director-General of the World Trade Organization, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Olugbenga Agboola, Genevieve Nnaji, and Swanky Jerry featured on the list.
Forbes said the list was curated from Hollywood exports and Grammy artists to award-winning ideas that can save the world.
It also said the list is a way of “celebrating these very ideas, inventions, and influential role models that have spelled Africa’s growth over the last decade”.
The magazine on its official Twitter account, @Forbesafrica, said, “This also includes the award-winning ideas that had defined the African continent and influential role models that have spelled Africa’s growth over the last decade.
Reacting to her inclusion, Ekeinde on her Twitter account @Realomosexy expressed gratitude to Forbes.
She wrote, “Thanks @Forbesafrica for the inclusion in the 100th issue of Africa’s icon personalities.”