Actress Fatimah Jabbe Maada Bio To Host ZAFAA Global Award 2013-.Multi Award winner and the new Queen-elect of Nollywood UK, Fatimah Jabbe– Maada Bio steps out on her first public engagement after her surprise secret wedding to co-present this year’s ZAFAA Global Award in London.
Expectedly, her jewel of inestimable value, Sierra Leonean’s opposition leader and the Presidential candidate of SLPP’s in 2012 presidential candidate, Julius Maada Bio(RTD) will be on her side as a major force of motivation and empowerment as she whaos the audience on Saturday in central London.
Julius is an ardent follower and promoter of African culture and his avowed intention to see Africa climbing to the top of the world intercontinental ‘WOODs’ cultural family has been pursued with vigor and determination, shoving off pride and his popularity as a national and international figure to personally promote what is African by personal visits to Nollywood and Ghallywood activities.
ZAFAA Global Award is one the biggest African entertainment event taking place outside of Africa and it is annually organised in honour of African filmmakers who have contributed to the development and progress of the African film industry over the years in so many diverse ways.
According to Mr Onyekuru ”The stage is fully set to welcome African film celebrities again in London as ZAFAA organisers in conjunction with Nigerian Television Authority, NTA and other co-partners have finally put final touches to the prestigious award night of the assemblage of the best in African arts.
The African Film Festival and Academy Awards (also known as ZAFAA) is a highly regarded and anticipated film event within the African communities has a special interest as apromoter of Afican culture and entertainment. For over five years, already become a part of the UK’s annual cultural calendar. Performers at the events are Mary7even, Inkra Da Belle, Bol Rozzi, Blaco Blaze, Koko, Joy Ibisa, Joe Ocea among others. Expected at the events cream of African film celebs including Akin Arinze, Aki & Pawpaw, Yvonne Nelson, Bimbo Oshin, Micheal Majid among other Nollywood artistes.
The choice of Mrs Fatima Jabbe Maada Bio of this year as the host is notably perhaps due to her enormous contributions she has made towards re-branding the African movie industry and her efforts in serving as a role model to many young talented actresses in the African movie industry. In fact, in 2011 ZAFAA GLOBAL Awards, it could be recalled that Mrs Fatima Jabbe Maada Bio won an award for “Best Supporting Actress” for the movie “Mirror Boy”.
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