Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Omotola to represent Nollywood at NEC

As the second edition of the Nigeria Entertainment congress draws close, the key speakers are being revealed by the organisers. It has been confirmed that Nigerian actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde will be representing her constituency, Nollywood. In a release, the organisers say that she was picked because of her “creative dexterity, activism and inspirational life as one of Africa's most renowned actors.”
Also representing Nollywood and speaking at the event is Founder and CEO of Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) Peace Anyam-Osigwe and Uche Jumbo. Others include internationally known Nigerian comedian Basketmouth, Digital Marketing expert and GM of Bytesize Bukola Akingbade, Chairman of NET editorial board and COO Q Networks Chris Ihidero, award-winning journalist Olumide Iyanda, broadcaster and entertainment executive Olisa Adibua.

The theme for this year is "Creating Pathways to the Future", with sessions on Nollywood, Social Responsibility, information technology, Music, Media and Business.  "Just like last year, our speakers and panellists this year are the best in their fields, with an incredible passion for the development of the industry" says Ayeni.

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