Miss Tolani, daughter of the Secretary to the State Government of Oyo, Alhaji Ismail Olalekan, has been nominated for this year’s The Future Awards Africa.
Tolani, who had to dump medical degree for photography is the documentary photographer to Governor Abiola Ajimobi and the first to occupy such role in Nigeria.
He got the motivations for ‘composing images that document the special moments that occur in one’s lifetime while growing up.
Writing on her instagram page via @TolaniAlli, she said: ’Man what A YEAR!! As a person I’m always so focused on how I can conquer my next challenge that I don’t even focus on the progress I’ve made thus far. Still growing spiritually but man there is a GOD!! He’s come through for me in all areas and all I can say is that his grace radiates. He’s aligned me with the greatest people(too many to mention) who have been a blessing in more ways than one.
‘SELF-INVESTMENT, I’m a firm believer in self investment, Its the greatest gift you can ever give yourself. I’m not balling in $$$ but I strive everyday to BALL IN KNOWLEDGE. Knowledge, Determination, Hard work and Resilience will get you farther than Money can ever take you.
‘Thank you so much to @tfaafrica team for this honor, all those who nominated me, everyone who continues to believe in me and those who get me through the tough times. In the words of my Brother B, Lets Do More!! God bless you richly.’