Emmanuella Samuel (Credit: Instagram - @officialemmanuella)

Nigerian teen star, Emmanuella Samuel, has won the Favourite African Social Media Star award at the 2021 edition of Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.

The young lady, ecstatic about her win, took to her Instagram account to show her gratitude to her fans and the organizers of the show.

She wrote, “Congratulations to me as I won the Favourite African Social Media Star category at the Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021. I am so happy to be a winner, thank you!”

Emanuella beat the Nigerian comedy group, Ikorodu Bois, South African Magician, Wian Van Den Berg, Ugandan Youth Dance Group, Ghetto Kids, Kenyan social media sensation, Elsa Majimbo, and South African media personality, Bonang Matheba, to win the award.

Despite losing to Emanuella, the Ikorodu Bois in the spirit of sportsmanship took to their Twitter account to congratulate the comedienne on her achievement. 

They wrote, “Congratulations Emmanuela!!”

The 2021 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, hosted by Kenan Thompson, took place on Saturday, March 13.