The Lekki Wives actress topped the nominee list that comprised heavyweight actresses such as Kehinde Bankole, Lilan Esoro, Adesua Etomi, Nse Ekpe Etim and Omoni Oboli to become the maiden winner of the award.
Lagos 30 Under 40 Awards, a Lagos State initiative organised to celebrate young people who have risen to the top echelon in the entertainment industry, announced the winners of the maiden edition via their Instagram page on Wednesday.
The award presentation ceremony, scheduled to be held on Sunday, 9th October at the Bamboo Halls & Spaces, was cancelled due to logistical reason.
However, while speaking about the cancellation of the awards presentation ceremony, the Head of
Communications of Shawttynatt, the organising outfit, Mrs. Adebukola Ogunrinde, said that the award plaque will be presented to the winners individually.
She said, “We encountered a major setback from our sponsors at the last minute. And we didn’t want to hold a below-the-standard event. That was why we cancelled it. However, the award plaque will be presented to the winners at our office. And we hope that the next edition will be well celebrated”.
Other winners include, OC Ukeje, Best Male Act, (English), Lateef Adeimeji, Best Actor, (Yoruba), Yewande Adekoya, Best Actress (Yoruba), Nancy Isime, New Face of Nollywood.
More winners, Comedian of the year, Ushbebe; Entrepreneur of the year, Pretty Mike; Personality of the year, Soft Olowo Eko; Style Person 2016, Mercy Aigbe Gentry; Entertainment Personality 2016, Soso Soberekon; Best Act – Male 2016, Kiss Daniel; Best Act – Female 2016, Seyi Shay; Lagos Calendar Event, One Lagos Fiesta; Music Video Director of The Year, AJE Films; International Music Act (Straight Outta Lagos), Olamide .