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Grammy nominated Reggae singer Koffee was recognised at the annual Prime Minister’s National Youth Awards for Excellence ceremony on Saturday night.
Koffee received the award for her contribution to Arts and Culture.
Showing appreciation for the award, Koffee tweeted:
“Grateful to receive the Prime Minister’s Youth Award for Excellence in Arts and Culture. Big up the other awardees and Mummy for collecting it for me. ❤️?? #PMYAE2019
Mikayla Simpson known in reggae circles as Koffee was among the 87 persons between the ages 15 and 29 who had been shortlisted for the Awards.
The event forms part of Youth Month 2019 celebrations, and is observed under the theme ‘The Jamaican Youth are LIT – They Lead, Inspire and Transform Jamaica and our World’.
The Prime Minister’s National Youth Awards for Excellence was introduced in 1998 to recognise young Jamaicans who have excelled and contributed to national development.