For winning the best Actor in Comedy in the just concluded 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA), Akwa Ibom State government has announced a grand reception for Ime ‘Bishop’ Umoh.
Special Assistant on Entertainment Industry to Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State; Mr David Sergeant, who disclosed this to newsmen in Uyo, said, the reception for the newly ‘crowned’ number one Comedian in the entire African Continent will hold on Sunday, 12th March by 7pm at Eni Stores, Edet Akpan Avenue (4Lane) UYO.
Mr Sergeant, popularly called Utang Akwa Ibom, used the occasion to congratulate the comic actor, Ime Umoh, for being “the first in this part of the region to receive the prestigious award”.
He Specifically lauded the State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel for the massive support and encouragement he gave to Ime Umoh, before, during and after the process.
Utang Akwa Ibom also praised Okon Lagos for his “exemplary commitment, dedication, resilience, determination and patriotism in his chosen career, saying, that is the true dakkada spirit in action”.
He however, called on all Entertainers in the State and indeed, good people of Akwa Ibom to come out enmasse this Sunday, and celebrate with the latest best comedy actor in the entire continent.
Meanwhile, Mr Ime (Bishop) Umoh, who is the Special Assistant to Akwa Ibom Governor on Ethical and Social Reorientation, ‘beat’ the like of Ayo Makun (A.Y), Bovi Ugboma ,
Blossom Chukwujekwu, Mike Ezuruonye and Amaechi Munagor to clinch the prestigious award.