It looks like we’re about to end 2018 on a great note as a number of accomplished, brilliant and beautiful African women have been brought together to feature in the visuals to Davido ’s latest single titled “Wonder Woman”.
The video which was released last week Friday, December 7, 2018, is a celebration of Nigeria’s leading women making headway at home and internationally.
There were also some cameo appearances from some of these Nigerian women. The inclusive video also celebrated his current girlfriend, Chioma and his two baby mamas, Sophia and Amanda.
Here’s a look at all the remarkable wonder women in accordance with their order of appearances in the video.
1. Adetutu “OJ” Alabi
Adetutu’s moving story struck the internet a couple of months ago following her campaign to get noticed by Rihanna and model her makeup brand, Fenty Beauty.
Her goal to get noticed by Rihanna came to fruition as the star followed her on Instagram. Hopefully, her dream of modelling for Fenty Beauty gets realised.
2. Hauwa Ojeifo
Hauwa Ojeifo is a financial analyst, life coach and fashion designer, popularly known for her active role in mental health awareness.
Hauwa’s passion for raising mental health awareness particularly for women saw her create her foundation, She Writes Woman.
Her passion and diligence definitely paid off as she was one of the recipients of Queen Elizabeth’s Queen’s Young Leaders Award and the first-ever Generation Change Award at the 2018 MTV Europen Music Awards.
3. Funke Bucknor- Obruthe
Funke Bucknor-Obruthe is a Nigerian entrepreneur and lawyer. She is the founder and CEO of Zapphaire Events and is regarded as one of Nigeria’s pioneering event planners.
She is a successful and accomplished events manager with more than a decade’s wealth of experience behind her.
4. Uche Pedro
Uche Pedro is the brains behind the online magazine, Bella Naija. She is a writer, blogger, social media expert and businesswoman. She built her empire online and what started as a hobby has become one of Nigeria’s leading online wedding magazines.
5. Omawumi Megbele
Omawumi Megbele, known by her stage name, Omawum is a Nigerian Singer, Song Writer and Actress. Her rise to stardom came in 2007 when she emerged as the runner-up on West African Idols, a reality TV show part of the Idols franchise.
Ever since Omawumi keeps waxing stronger in every aspect of the entertainment industry.
6. Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin
Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin is a Nigerian women’s rights activist. She is the founder of Pearls Africa Youth Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization aimed at educating young girls in under-served areas in Nigeria with technology skills.
Her remarkable work landed her a feature as Nigeria’s first CNN Hero.
7. Chioma Ude
Chioma is a successful businesswoman and founder of Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), one of the most prestigious film festivals in Africa.
Kaffy is a Nigerian dancer, choreographer, dance instructor and fitness coach. She is also the founder of Imagnetor Dance company. Back in 2006, she broke a Guinness World Record for longest dance party during the Nokia Silverbird danceathon.
9. Tara Durotoye
Tara is a Nigerian lawyer and founder of one of Africa’s leading makeup brand, House Of Tara. A pioneer in the bridal makeup profession in Nigeria, she launched the first bridal directory in 1999, set up international standard makeup studios and established the first makeup school in Nigeria.
10. Betty Irabor
Betty Irabor is a Nigerian columnist, philanthropist, writer, publisher and founder of Genevieve magazine. The Magazine which was founded in 2014 has rapidly grown to become one of the most widely read magazines in the country. She recently published her self-help book, Dust to Dew.
11. Tokini Peterside
Tokini, an entrepreneur and businesswoman, is the brain behind the first ever international art fair in West Africa, Art X Lagos which has been able to help cultivate patronage in the Arts.
Faridah Seriki, known professionally as Kah-Lo is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and Grammy Nominee. She is best known for her work on ‘Rinse and Repeat’ by British DJ, Riton.
13. Nadine Ibrahim
Nadine is one of Nigeria’s young filmmakers who, through her craft, tell compelling and original Nigerian stories. One of her works was nominated in the short film category at the Africa International Film Festival. She has also worked with EbonyLife on shows like Sons of the Caliphate and Moving Up.
14. Misi Africa
Misi is a British- Nigerian Fashion Designer and Creative Director at Kiwi and Yam. She is also a philanthropist and founder of the Misi Africa Foundation, which she set up to help feed the poor and vulnerable in Africa.
15. Fisayo Longe
Fisayo Longe is a fashion, lifestyle and travel blogger at Mirror Me. She also has her own affordable womenswear clothing brand KAI Collective.
Amanda is the CEO of a beauty company, LaBelle Lash and mother to Davido’s second daughter, Hailey.
17. Sophia Momodu
Sophia, mother of Davido’s first daughter, Imade, an entrepreneur and businesswoman
18. Chioma Rowland
Chioma is Davido’s girlfriend and the founder of The Chef Chi Limited..
Watch the full music video here