Nollywood’s Best, Industry Captains Gather As Abeokuta Hosts BON Awards 2017


History is about to be made in the rocky city of Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital, as the 2017 edition of Best Of Nollywood, (BON) Awards, Nigeria’s flagship prize giving awards events for practitioners in the local film industry called Nollywood, is set to hold.

The gateway city, we heard, shall be hosting the august events on Saturday, December 16th, 2017, at the Cultural Centre, Kuto, amid pomp and pageantry.

According to a statement by the chief organizer of BON, Mr Seun Oloketuyi, “this edition of the award shall take a different cue because we are working to give our distinguished guests a ball, and as the host governor, His Excellency Senator Ibikunle Amosun, promised during his unveiling as the 2017 host, he is surely going to make this year the best since inception.

Veteran film director, Lancelot Imasuen, seasoned actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde and Kannywood cross-over actor, Ali Nuhu, and a whole lots of other tested thespians, we gathered, have been listed for the BON 2017 Special Recognition Awards.

The evening shall be piloted by the duo of Nollywood darlings, Rahama Sadau and Gbenro Ajibade.

Also, this ninth edition of BON Awards shall see popular afro pop songster, Jaywon, thrilling to great tunes, hundreds of guests that shall include top govern

Seun Oloketuyi, BON chief organizer

ment functionaries, industry captains, corporate buffs and eminent Nigerians.

-Folorunsho Hamsat