Media entrepreneur, Adebola Williams yesterday hosted friends and associates to a birthday dinner at the Oasis Medspa, Ikoyi, Lagos.?
Guests in attendance include the GTBank MD/CEO, Segun Agbaje, Tonye Cole, Pastor Tony Rapu, Mo Abudu, Osayi Alile, Aisha Ahmad, Sarah Sosan, Agatha Amata and Lanre Da Silva Ajayi.
Others present to celebrate with the RED Co-founder were Kate Henshaw, Rita Dominic, Ramsey Nouah, Omawumi, Banky W, Nse Ikpe Etim, Kola Oyeneyin, Michelle Dede, Mo’Cheddah, Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi and more.??
About Adebola Williams
Williams is co-founder of RED, which holds Africa’s largest portfolio of youth brands, with three companies including communication agency Red Media Africa, media production outfit Generation Y! (owners of YNaija.com, ‘Rubbin’ Minds amongst others) and youth development organisation The Future Project, which present’s Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa.
Mr Williams has consulted for global brands including Microsoft, Google, the British Council and the United States Government.
He also worked closely with President Muhammadu Buhari as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress from 2014 to 2015 – leading on the campaign communication across TV, radio, print, online and outdoor starting from the iconic photos of the president that went viral in December 2015.
Mr Williams was selected as one of the Top 100 of Our Generation by Top 100 UK in 2007 and 2008 and was selected as a Global Changemaker by the British Council in 2009. He was awarded CNBC Young Business Leader for West Africa, Forbes Best 30 Entrepreneurs under 30, awarded Business day 40 under 40, amongst others. His company was recently nominated for African Business of the year alongside Dangote group and Chandaria Industries by African Business Awards NewYork.
About Red Media Africa
Red Media Africa is a PR & Communication firm under the parent company, RED. An innovative media group focused on Africa, RED’s vision is to excite and empower an evolving generation through the media’s limitless possibilities. Built across tools and platforms, its Communication Division holds Red Media Africa, Red Marketing and Small & Medium, and YouthConnect; and its Content Division holds the Y! brands, including Y! TV, Y! Magazine, YNaija.com, Teen Y!, Y! 2015, the Y! Tech 100 and the Y! Annual Black Ball/Y! 100 Most Influential List. It also anchors a development firm, The Future Project Africa, which co-presents Africa’s leading youth platform, The Future Awards Africa, and other projects including the Nigeria Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders and The Future Enterprise Support Scheme.