“Tiwa Savage, the Nigerian singer, has been honoured with a special recognition award at the Women4Women awards in London.
Savage, who is on a US tour, was honoured with the award in recognition of her successful music career.
Though absent at the award night Savage commended the organisers of the award in a thank you speech rendered through a video.
In her speech, Savage dedicated the award to women who are pulling their weights in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.
Savage bagged the award alongside other female professionals from different walks of life.
The eighth edition of the award ceremony had actress Yvonne Jegede in attendance.
Other women in attendance include Dr Shola Mos Shogbamimu, Honey Ajuwon, Lara Oyesanya, Theresa Owusu Partner, Adeola Onasanya, Feyisola Adeyemi and Juliana Olayinka of Channels, Professor Carol Makaka and Dr Gillian Lakaereber.
Founders of Women4Africa, Sam and Tola Onigbanjo, told newsmen that it is important for Africans and women to celebrate and write their own narrative for the world to see.
Over 18 women ranging from arts, technology and healthcare sectors were awarded and celebrated for their relentless efforts to continually keep African flags flying.
Some previous recipients of Women4Africa include; Mrs Aisha Buhari, Mrs Oluwatoyin Sanni, Ambassador Nimi Akinkugbe, Dr Joe Okei Odumakin, Senator Daisy Danjuma, Honorable Abike Dabiri-Erewa, among others
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