Posted by News Express | 20 August 2017 | 1,760 times
Independent Media Support Organisation (IMSO – Obiano 2017) in association with Igbo Film Forum Nollywood is set to honour the wife of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Chief (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano, with the award, ‘Nneoma Ndigbo Na Nollywood’.
A statement issued in Awka on Saturday by the Executive Director of the group, Ogbuefi Comr. Harris Chuma, also indicated that Chief Sir Victor Umeh will be installed as the Life Patron of Ndigbo Nollywood and honoured with a title, ‘Odogwu Ndigbo Nollywood’.
“They will be honoured at the annual Nollywood Igbo Festival Of Arts & Culture. The Festival is intended to help film makers reach their broadest possible audience, enable the film community and general public to experience the power of cinema and promote Anambra State as a major film-making centre,” the statement said.
According to the organisers, the high point of the festival will be official endorsement and show of solidarity for Governor Willie Obiano’s re-election bid.
Other features of the grand event are lecture, courtesy visits, New Yam Festival and cultural displays, etc. The festival will hold on 27th August. 2017, beginning from 3pm till 10pm at Maybond Hotel Ltd, Unizik Junction, Awka, Anambra State.
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