Koffee Awarded at Prime Minister’s National Awards for Excellence Ceremony

December 3, 2019

The Grammy-nominated Reggae Singer Koffee whose given name is Mikayla Simpson was recognized at the Prime Minister’s National Youth Awards for Excellence ceremony on Saturday night.

She was among 87 persons who were shortlisted for the awards and received the award for her contribution to Arts and Culture. 


The event is a part of the Youth Month awards celebrations. The theme for this year’s celebration was “The Jamaican Youth are LIT- They Lead, Inspire and Transform Jamaica and the World.”

“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. @AndrewHolnessJM,” the Toast singer wrote on Twitter.

Young Jamaicans who have excelled and contributed to national development have been recognized since 1998 at the Prime Minister’s Youth Awards for Excellence.

Jamaican nationals between the ages of 15 and 29 years old who are living on the island or abroad, who have attained world class achievement and excellence, have access to it.


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