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Hubert Ogunde,Lere Paimo,Tunde Kelani To Be Honoured at Yoruba Movie Academy Awards

Ogun state commisioner for culture& tourism ,chief olu adeyemi addressing the press

     Late  Hubert Ogunde ,chief Lere paimo, Tunde kelani, Moses Olaiya, Late Alade Aromire, Idowu Phillips(Mama rainbow), Abiodun Duro Ladipo (Moremi), are among the great Yoruba movie icons who will be receiving awards at the maiden edition of Yoruba Movie Academy Awards (YMAA).
    Speaking to the press,the ogun state commissioner for culture and tourism,chief olu adeyemi disclosed  the state goverment is ready to fully support the awards, “we are constrained to lend our support to the institution of these awards, following the laudable objectives of YMAA which includes promotion and development of Tourism in Ogun State through movies, transformation of the state to the movie capital of Nigeria, creation of job opportunities among others, with the hope that the confidence the Ogun State Government has reposed in you through the Ministry of Culture and Tourism will be justified.”He said.  

Baba wande addressing the press
   The  organizers of the awards led by Mr tunde oshinibosi known as laface have made it known  that “traditional red carpet” and the classy Hummer Limousine shuttle that will serve as a glamorous celebrity shuttle from their respective hotels to the new ultra-modern June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta, the venue of the event will be the major attractions at YMAA 2012 . Also the dress code for the awards is full native dress.
       The nominees for the awards were revealed last month. Yomi fash lanso,odualde adekola,Muyiwa Ademola,femi adebayo and femi branch will batle for Best Actor in a leading role while fathia balogun, funke akindele,bimbo akintola,mosun filani,toyin aimahku will battle for Best Actress in a leading role.