By OBAJI AKPET, AGNES MADAKOR
Popular actor, Ini Edo is among other entertainment colleagues who have confirmed to be heading to Calabar for the South South Achievers Award (SSA-Award) built to hold in March 24 this year.
The award ceremony aims at celebrating top achievers in business, entertainment, media, politics, arts, fashion industry. And will be the first time persons who have made reasonable contribution to society from Nigeria’s South South will be gathered for recognition at a huge regional scale.
According to a statement by TreyLink, organization responsible for the event all is now set for the prestigious event to hold in Calabar March 24 at the Trasncop Hotel.
Apart from Ini Edo and Duncan Mighty, other notable figures in the entertainment and business fora expected to be honoured at the event include big time Abuja International film festival convener, Fidelis Duker, former Nigeria’s president of Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Zik Zulu Okafor; business mongul and music promoter, Ubi Franklin.
Others aslo recognized from the South South region who have left indelible mark in their fields of endeavors include international journalist currently with the BBC World News, Ashionye Ogene; business man and citizens journalist, Agba Jalingo among others.
Kate Henshaw, Belinda Effah, Eve Esin, Nseikpe Etim, Timaya, Mc Galaxy are nominated for various prestigious award categories as well. But the event organizers are yet to release a statement of their confirmation.