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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Sam loco Efe ,Susan Peters, saheed balogun, others win Afrohollywood Awards


The winners of the 2011 Afrohollywood
Awards announced at a well attended
ceremony held at the Centre for Black
Culture and International Understanding,
Governor’s Office, Osogbo, Osun State,
southwest Nigeria with the Governor of the
State Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, members of
the State House of Assembly, the state
Commissioner For Culture And Tourism and
Mr. Sikiru Adetona Ayedun, among others in
attendance.

Saidi Balogun emerged the African Actor Of
The Year (African film category). He
defeated Majid Michael (Ghana) and Parsley
Chireneyegae of South Africa.
Femi Brainard emerges the Best Actor
(English Language film) while Susan Peters
won the Best Actress (English language film)
award.

In other categories, Halima Abubakar won
Best Actress (supporting role in English
language film), Muyiwa Adegoke, Best Actor
(Yoruba language film) ,Doris Simeon, Best
Actress (Yoruba Language film) ,Tayo
Adeleye, Best Actor (Supporting Role in
Yoruba Language Film), Anta Laniyan, Best
Director; Bukola Awoyemi, Best New Acting
talent and Tolulope Olusola Lamidi (TV
Continental) Entertainment Journalist
(Broadcast).

Others are Bernard Babatunde Tayo a.k.a
Baba Tee, the New Comedy Talent; Sam
Loco-Efe, Post Humous category and Chief
Yemi Elebuibon, Special Contributions to the
development of art and culture among
others.

In his key note address, Governor
Aregbesola enjoined movie practitioners
not to only use their talent to promote
Nigeria’s image but also encourage
agriculture in the country.

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