Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage has won the Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards held on Sunday at the Bilbao Exhibition Center in Spain.
Tiwa won the award ahead of 2017 winner, Davido; Kenya’s Nyashinski, Fally Ipupa from the Democratic Republic of Congo; South Africa’s Distruction Boyz and Shekinah.
In a post on her instagram page, Tiwa dedicate the win to African women and aspiring young girls.
She said, “Almighty God, you are so faithful. My savage soldiers did it for me.
“You have stuck with me through the roller coasters. Thank you. To my amazing team, this is just the beginning. African women, this is for us.
Tiwa added: “I have been through a lot but I have kept my head up and weathered the storm because I know some little girl somewhere is dreaming like I did,”