Nigeria’s Kiki Mordi has been awarded an MTV Europe Music Award for her tireless work on the frontlines of the ENDSARS protest.
The journalist, who got an emmy nomimation for Popular BBC Eye Sex-For-Grades documentary in universities, has emerged as one of the MTV EMA Gen Change winners.
The MTV EMA Generation Change Award was presented to five fierce females fighting for racial and social justice in different parts of the world.
The organizers shared a video of the winners on their verified Twitter account and stated that Kiki Mordi and the other women won because of “all the work being done on the frontlines to change the world for better”.
Watch the video below,
Let's give it up for our 2020 #MTVEMA Gen Change winners!! ?? We're so proud of all the work being done on the frontlines to change the world for better!! ? Thank you! ♥️
— MTV EMA (@mtvema) November 3, 2020
Kiki Mordi also took to Twitter to announce her new feat and shared a video speaking on police brutality in Nigeria.
Excited to announce myself as one this year’s recipient of the @mtvema Generation Change Award ❤️
It’s been an exhausting time for us as a country & it’s easy to slip into a constant state of anger & exhaustion. But I’m happy that the noise that we make in our corner of the world pic.twitter.com/bgAo96elz4
— Kiki Mordi (@kikimordi) November 3, 2020
Kiki is one of the founding members of Feminist Co, who actively coordinated the #ENDSARS protest in Nigeria.