Okey Bakassi, Jennifer Eliogu to host Daylight Annual Leadership Awards 2016


As the countdown to the maiden edition of Daylight Annual
Leadership Awards (DALA) 2016 commences, the organisers have unveiled the super
star hosts for the epoch event currently serenading Lagos and its environs.
The high-octane awards ceremony holds elaborately on
Sunday, May 22, at the prestigious Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, amid
glitz and grandeur.

Leading and revered entertainers, Okey Bakassi and
Jennifer Eliogu, were unanimously chosen by the organisers as the comperes of
the forthcoming evening of recognitions, celebrations, networking and high-net-worth
The famous duo, who are equally first class thespians in
Nollywood, are expected to bring their combined wealth of experiences to bear
on the historic awards ceremony as they direct proceedings with panache and
According to a statement issued today by the
Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Daylight.ng, Mr. Azuh Amatus (NGE), who is also
the Chairman and Founder of the awards scheme, Okey Bakassi and Jennifer Eliogu
were painstakingly picked as hosts based on their pedigrees as accomplished
comperes and entertainers.
“The duo has anchored several high profile events within
and outside Nigeria. They are thorough professionals and we are pleased and
proud to work with them as DALA 2016 anchor persons.
Bakassi is an actor, comedian and compere, while Eliogu
is an actress, musician and compere. They are multi-talented entertainers with
global fans base respectively,” stated Azuh.
While confirming his readiness to co-host DALA 2016,
Bakassi, a graduate of Agricultural Engineering from the Rivers State
University of Science and Technology, said he feels honoured to be chosen by
the organisers to co-anchor the awards ceremony. “Thank you for the honour. I’m
ready for DALA,” the father of three hinted.
Also speaking, elated Eliogu, who recently returned from
South Africa, where she was invited to perform a special birthday song for
iconic world figure, Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu, promised to make the awards
ceremony sweet and memorable with her sonorous voice and enchanting smiles.
“I can’t wait to mount the stage and thrill guests. I
also have a surprise for DALA awardees and guests on that day. I want to
specially thank the organisers for having me on board as co-host of this great
event,” pretty Eliogu added amid smiles.