VETERAN film actor and director, Yomi Fash Lanso, the Africa coordinator of the prestigious Afro-Heritage Broadcasting and Entertainment Award (AHBEA), has said that all is set to stage the 2nd edition of the African heritage media and entertainment awards.
Set to hold today at Phoenix Hall, 15152 Bellaire Blvd, Houston TX 77083, he revealed the names of awardees at this year’s edition in the legend category as Pete Edochie, Sadiq Daba, Rev. Elizabeth Ameye and Bimbo Manuel.
In the Icon category are, Kunle Afolayan, Ayo Adesanya, Ella Mensah from Ghana, Desmond Elliott, Saidi Balogun, Fabian Olojede based in South Africa, Bimbo Oshin, Odunlade Adekola and Dayo D1 Adeneye.
Post-humous award, he said, goes to late Ray Eyiwunmi and late Jennifer Ossai respectively in honour of their contributions towards the development of the African media and entertainment industry.
Meanwhile, star Nigerian comedian, Seyi Law, has been billed to anchor the event this year, while music performance will be coming from the likes of Alhaji Sefiu Alao, Ojayy Wright, Jaywon, Jemiriye, Ayanbinrin, Tony Tetuila, Dammy Krane, Morientez, Heph B, amongst others, according to the event’s Chief Coordinator, Mr. Sola Olaniyan.