Citizen TV anchor Victoria Rubadiri won the 2020 BBC’s Komla Dumor Award early this week.
The award was created to honour Komla Dumor, a presenter for BBC World News, who died suddenly aged 41 in 2014.
Victoria Rubadiri’s parents are a perfect example of parents who celebrate their kids’ achievements.
Taking to Twitter, Rubadiri’s dad Reverend Kwame Rubadiri wrote a touching message to celebrate her.
“SO VERY PROUD OF OUR AMAZING DAUGHTER @VICKYRUBADIRI ON WINNING THE 2020 BBC NEWS KOMLA DUMOR AWARD. GOD HAS BLESSED YOU BEYOND MEASURE, WE CAN’T THANK HIM ENOUGH,” HE WROTE.
Speaking to Mpasho, Victoria said her family has been her number one suporter.
“THEY WERE ECSTATIC AND SO PROUD. MY FAMILY HAVE BEEN MY BIGGEST CHEERLEADERS THROUGHOUT.”
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Here is what her dad, Kwame Rubadiri, wrote;
“SO VERY PROUD OF OUR AMAZING DAUGHTER @VICKYRUBADIRI ON WINNING THE 2020 BBC NEWS KOMLA DUMOR AWARD. GOD HAS BLESSED YOU BEYOND MEASURE, WE CAN’T THANK HIM ENOUGH 🙏🏾”
Victoria is the second Kenyan to win the award.
Her mum, Emmy Rube, wrote;
“WE ARE SO PROUD OF OUR DAUGHTER VICTORIA FOR THIS GREAT AWARD! MAY GOD TAKE YOU YOU TO EVEN GREATER HEIGHTS. LOVE YOU😍.”