Nigerian renowned acts, Chidi Mokeme and Tobi Bakre, have been nominated for the EMY’s Actors of the Year category 2023.
The executive director of EMY Africa awards, Kojo Sobo, spoke at a press conference in Lagos on Wednesday, emphasizing the celebration of past winners and nominees. He shared the vision of EMY Africa to honor men with distinguished values and significant achievements.
During the press conference, Kojo announced the nomination of Tobi Bakre and Chidi Mokeme for the Actor of the Year Awards. Expressing his enthusiasm, he felt welcomed in Nigeria and emphasised the role of EMY Africa in celebrating Africa and promoting representation.
Previous Nigerians who have worn several categories of EMY Africa include Don Jazzy, Tony Elumelu, Ebuka Uchendu for Man of Style 2021, and others. The EMY is traditionally held in Ghana, but the organizers decided to bring the event to Nigeria this year after successfully running for 7 years.