Oba of Benin honours Nigeria Got Talent winner Amarachi, Sam Loco Efe, Obaseki, others
Amarachi Uyanne, winner of the just concluded Nigeria’s Got Talent reality TV show has been honored with an Excellence Awarded by the Oba of Benin, Omo No’ba N’edo Uku Akpolokpolo Erediauwa. The 8-year-old girl was awarded alongside ten other outstanding persons at this year’s edition of the annual Benin Achievers Recognition Awards, which held recently at the Royal Palace, Benin, Edo State capital.
The other awardees include: Justice Efe Ikponmwosa, Former Chairman of Nigerian Premier League and the Ohe of Benin kingdom Chief Oyuki Obaseki, media icon Soni Irabor and the late Nollywood veteran, Sam Loco Efe for his immense contribution to the entertainment industry.
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Professor Osayuki Godwin Oshodin and Professor Osato Frank Giwa-Osagie of the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, were also awarded for their academic excellence.
Also honoured were the duo of Sir David Osunde and Pa Joseph Alufa Igbinovia of the Idia Mask sculpture fame which was a master piece at FESTAC 1977.