• He thanked fans and termed it influence with a purpose
Comedian Timothy Kimani, popularly known as Njugush, has won the Africa Digital Influencer of the Year category in the 2020 Africa Digital Awards held on Saturday.
Njugush took to social media to thank his fans and supporters for their encouragement.
"Africa Digital Influencer of the Year. A huge title thanks to your support. Thanks, Africa Digital Awards for your recognition. Influence with a purpose."
Njugush beat different nominees across the continent, among them Kwadwo Sheldoh from Ghana, Lasizwe from South Africa, Linda Ikeji from Nigeria and Edith Yoh from Cote D'ivoire.
He was also named as one of the 100 most influential young Africans in 2020. The annual Africa Digital Awards are meant to recognise innovation, technology and creativity across multiple areas of an ever-evolving sector in the continent.