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AFRO AWARD: Nigerian -American Film Director To Honour Africans, Americans


Africans and Americans, who distinguished themselves in various fields of endeavours would be honoured with prestigious awards at the Los Angeles 2022 Afro Award Ceremony.

Film Director, Taiwo Oduala, Founder and Executive Producer, Afro Awards, made the disclosure in a statement issued on Wednesday in Nigeria.

Oduala said that the most anticipated event of the year, Afro Awards 2022, “is billed to be broadcast live on Sunday, Nov. 6 at Regal La Live 1000 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90015, USA.”

“Afro Award 2022 will honour American and African community leaders, Philanthropist, Dignitaries and Celebrities.

“The main focus of the award is to support people who have demonstrated exceptional humanitarian excellence in various fields, ” he said.

According to him, since inception, the Afro Awards has hosted and honored over 5,000 individuals at the core front of humanitarianism and philanthropy in American and African communities.

He gave names of some of the 2022 honorees to include; Curtis Young (Son of Dr. Dre), Masika Kalysha (VH1’s Love & Hip Hop; We TV’s Growing Up Hip Hop), Fatima Maada (First Lady of Sierra Leone) and Ayuko Babu (Founder & CEO of Pan African Film Festival).

Others are Tina Weisinger (Counder of HAPAwards), Hubert Nakitare (Hip Hop Artist and Activist), Lea Cher Pump (Owner of The LadyLike Foundation), His Royal Majesty Oba Yisa Olusola Olaniyan (Humanitarian; Founder of AHBEAH Awards), Seye Kehinde (Journalist; Humanitarian) and Davido David Adeleke (Nigerian-American Singer; Humanitarian),

Also to be honoured are Rochel Pamphile (CEO of Rocky R&P Entertainment), Dr. Lance McCarthy (Business Consultant; Humanitarian), Fatimoh Muhammed (Philanthropist; Humanitarian), Afro Nation (World Biggest Afrobeats; Humanitarian), Sam Anwuzia (Founder of ZAFAA Awards; CEO Nollywood Entertainment; Humanitarian) and Senator Ademola Jackson Adeleke (Senator; Humanitarian).

Others are Chief Tajudeen Amoo Adeleke (Legendary African Drummer; Humanitarian), Ade James (African Legendary Photographer; Humanitarian), Yinka Rythym (Musician; Philanthropist; Humanitarian), Charmaine Blake (Owner of Charmaine PR Firm), Kandias Conda (Owner of Celebrity Brand) and Madam Lara Okunnubi (Philanthropist/Humanitarian).

The director explained that Red carpets arrivals start by 5:00pm with the main event at 7:00pm and an after party at 10:00pm.

He said that the host for this year’s event was no other person than the VH1’s Love & Hip Hop Star Masika Kalysha.

Oduala urged the public not to miss the all important Sunday event but endeavour to be there live or watch it live in satellite or Television.

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