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Thursday, November 24

Ini Edo tops AFRIFF-Arik airline best female actress poll, denies rigging votes

    Nollywood actresses , actors and directors battled for Fly Arik Air prizes through Africa international film festival (AFRIFF)as reported few days ago . Ini edo tops the poll with 6,697 votes  . There have been allegations on social media (facebook, twitter ) that Ini edo rigged the vote .Nollywood star actress ,Rita dominic was one of the contenders that reacted on the poll .
She tweeted;

Ini edo has denied that she  rigged the vote

 I did not rig de votes or use any software to raise my votes,I came on tweeter  and my fb page and asked my fans to vote 4 me.I heard some even went on air and announced.this allegation is a calculated attempt to smear my name for whtever all my fans who voted,thank you.I appreciate all ur support and love,Godbless.happy thanksgiving day.
The AFRIFF team has issued a statetement on that ;
 The AFRIFF team has determined beyond a reasonable doubt that the best actress peoples choice poll has been compromised.We have identified more than 4000 masked ip addresses compromising what was meant as a free and fun process. The Voting process for all three polls have been disabled and deliberations on how to proceed are ongoing at the moment.We apologise to the our genuine voters and all our stars involved with the poll.We regret any inconveniences caused.
    Nollywood actor Desmond elliot has the highest votes (1449) for Best Male actor category while Director Mahmud Ali Balogun emerges Best film producer /director with 1,493 votes
    The  Poll is an online competition as part of Africa international film festival that will hold between the 29th of November, 2011  and  5th of December, 2011 in Lagos
 in conjunction with Arik Air called the FLY ARIK PRIZE FOR AFRICAN MOVIE STARS
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  1. its good that they cancelled the poll , they should do it again

  2. i find it so difficult to believe she cheated.