by Mitchelle Uzorka
Media Personality and Big Brother Naija host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, anchored the Goalkeepers 2022 awards of the Bill and Melinda Gates’ Foundation.
Uchendu shared pictures of himself with Bill Gates on his Instagram page on Friday and said, “When Big Bill met Nnakenyi.”
Meanwhile, The 2022 Global Goalkeeper Award, which was presented by Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates, recognizes a leader who has driven progress on a global scale toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
The foundation recognized the work of four remarkable changemakers to advance progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their communities and around the world:
· Radhika Batra, co-founder of the nonprofit organization Every Infant Matters, which provides last-mile health solutions to disadvantaged children in India.
· Zahra Joya, a journalist from Afghanistan who founded and self-funded Rukhshana Media, an online news agency focused exclusively on covering issues that affect the women of Afghanistan.
· Vanessa Nakate, a climate justice activist from Uganda and founder of the Africa-based Rise Up Movement and the Green Schools Project.
· Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission.