Top Actors Storm P/H For Children's Day Reading


•Ibinabo Fibersima

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•Ibinabo Fibersima
•Ibinabo Fibersima

Ibinabo Fiberesima, President, Actors Guild of Nigeria, would lead other star actors including Joseph Benjamin, Mercy Aigbe, Tamara Eteimo, Alex Ekubo and Yomi Fash Lanso to Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Children’s Day.

The actors will be in the city for a reading and mentoring session as part of activities lined up for the 2014 Best of Nollywood Awards.

The Rivers State government is the host of this year’s award.

Other celebrities lined up to be part of the Children’s Day event are Sylva Oluchi, OC Ukeje, Dayo Amusa and BON Revelation of the Year 2013, Laitan Ogungbile.

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“I am a Port Harcourt babe and I love the city like I love life itself. That’s why I am excited about returning home on 27 May to be part of the Best of Nollywood Reading and Mentoring session with secondary school students who are the next generation of change makers,” said Fiberesima.

•Mercy Aigbe
•Mercy Aigbe

Eteimo, a Theatre Arts graduate of the University of Port Harcourt and 2011 winner of the Next Movie Star, said, “I couldn’t have come this far in my acting career without the influence and impact of Port Harcourt. It is for this that I’m really excited to be going back to my roots to share with secondary school students some of the secrets that have propelled me this far. I’m sure the kids would learn a lot from I and my colleagues.”

Seun Oloketuyi, executive producer, BON awards, said he is humbled by the eagerness of these respected actors to give back to youths in Port Harcourt.

“We look forward to an exciting time with the kids in Port Harcourt on Children’s Day,” said Oloketuyi.

The celebrity reading session with secondary school students is the first of a variety of activities preceding the BON awards proper in October. Lady Judith Amaechi, wife of the Rivers State Governor,  is the special guest of the day.

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