Best of Nollywood award 2021 goes to Kogi
Ahead of this year’s edition, Organisers of leading pan-Nigerian film industry awards, Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards, have announced that the Kogi State Government, led by Governor Yahaya Bello will be hosting the 2021 edition of the awards in Kogi State capital city, Lokoja, come Saturday, December 11.
Governor Yahaya Bello, who claimed hosting rights for the year accepted to host the 13th edition of the awards on Tuesday, while receiving a delegation of Nollywood actors and journalists.
In his address, Governor Bello revealed that the Nollywood industry has played a very significant role in fostering unity in the nation and is worthy of support.
In an official statement made available to the media, it was gathered that while hosting rights have been accepted by Kogi State, a later date would be set for the official presentation of the hosting certificate by the organisers of the award.
The founder of BON Awards, Seun Oloketuyi also added that there would be reading in Lokoja on Children’s Day, May 27, prior to the presentation. The reading will feature a group of selected Nollywood stars who will read to the children and entertain them.
Oloketuyi assured that this year’s edition would be the biggest so far, since the first edition of BON Awards in 2009.
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