Celebrities and socialites in the entertainment industry are to be honoured at the 2021 edition of Ogo Yoruba Awards in recognition and appreciation of their efforts towards the promotion of art and culture world wide.
The award is slated for January 10, 2021.
Some of the celebrities shortlisted for the award include: Chief Sunday Adeyemo (Sunday Igboho), who is the Father of the Day; Erelu Titilayo Ogunubi, founder of Elizabeth Ebun Foundation; Caretaker Chairman, Ibadan North LG, Hon. Waheed Adeniyi (Biro), and Alhaji Bashiru Akande, the CEO, Opulence Creation Fashion & Outfits.
Others are Chief (Mrs)Anike Alajogun, CEO/Managing Director, Mataan Hotel & Suites; Princess Ojutalayo Christiana, CEO, AMT Exclusive Synergy Limited and Founder, AMT Foundation.
Also coming for the event include Ace Comedian, Ayo Ajewole also known as Woli Agba; Bolaji Amusan (Mr Latin); Taye Adebisi (Currency); Baba Aluwe; Elesho; Afeez Oyetoro aka Saka; Evang. Lanre Teriba; Dele Gold; Yinka James (Adonai) Okele; Ijesha; Qdot; Dele Bravo; Femi Solar and others.
Organisers of the event, Adewale Adeoba Productions (Mr Packaging) and Apreel 1 Events Management (Seyi Chicago) said that the award was designed to unite, honour and appreciate distinguished Nigerians, who have and are still doing great exploits in their respective chosen fields, and to promote the concept of integrity, known as Omoluabi.
The duo organizers stated that the event which is to be supported by Annoitin Musical International has over the years honoured high-profile personalities, intellectuals, technocrats, artists, comedians, chief executives and other achievers from various areas of human endeavour with awards and to be held at Geeks Event Place, Falana Bus Stop, Opposite SAO Feeling Station, Challenge, Ibadan.
The organizers noted that the gate fee for the event is N2,000 only, adding that anybody attending the event stands a chance of winning brand new Toyota Corolla after collecting their ticket.