Do you know someone of yoruba ancestry thats impacted your life?
Are they a musician, actress, lawyer or entrepreneur? If so, The Yoruba Heritage Awards is a force to be reckon with. Our goal this year is to celebrate our fellow brothers and sisters in any profession that have made an impact in the society.
We are happy to announce some of our Achievement Reciepients for 2011, they are the following.
Mr. Ademola Oyefeso- New Genesis- 2011 Entertainment Achievement Receipient for America and Canada
Mr. Oyefeso is legendary promoter based in the United States, he has worked with numerous artist like King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal,Adewale Ayuba and Late Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde etc. over the years and has set the bar for promotion on an international platform.
Mr. Fatai Atere(MON)- 2011 Sports Achievement Reciepients
Nigerian soccer superstar who played for the Golden Eaglets in the 1st Kodak Under 17 World Cup in China, and won the cup by defeating West Germany in the final. He captained the Golden Eaglets in the Canadian under-16 World Championship two years later, and became the runner up to USSR.
He was part of the clubs IBWA-Afribank and Bank of the North Kano, while playing for National Team in 1988, before he relocated to England to join Tottenham Hotspur. After moving to the United States in 1990, he was named the Commissioner for the NSF-USA Nigeria Soccer Tournament.
A street in Mushin, Lagos was named after him by the Nigerian Government, for his achievements, called "Fatai Atere Way".
Mini bio from wikipedia.com
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Date: Friday Oct 14,2011