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93 Days Actress Bimbo Akintola Wins Best Actress of the Year at AFFRIF 2016

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Multiple award winning actress; Bimbo Akintola has again been acknowledged for her praiseworthy role in the renowned movie, 93 days.

The outstanding thespian won the award for “Best Actress of The Year” at the recently concluded AFRIFF 2016 for portraying the character of the late Dr Stella Adadevoh in which she gave an exceptional performance.

It was a huge honour for me to take on the character of such an inspiring woman. Learning about her life was an interesting challenge for me and I knew I had no other choice but to give it my very best. It is my hope that posterity will be able to see and understand what Dr Adadevoh did to help save Nigerians from the Ebola epidemic – Bimbo Akintola.

93 days is a movie centered around the Ebola virus outbreak in Nigeria, the battles fought by the unsung heroes led by the late Dr. Stella Adadevoh and the victory won. Due to the strong story behind the movie and outstanding performances by the actors, 93 days was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival and Chicago International Film Festival 2016 and is in currently showing in cinemas across the country.

AFRIFF (African International Film Festival) is an international platform that promotes and recognizes filmmakers and entertainers in Africa. It is no surprise Bimbo Akintola was honoured with this award.

The actress took to Instagram to share the good news with this photo and caption

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Caption: A big thank you to the organizers of #AFRIFF 2016. I am so sorry I could not be there.. #thankyou #honoured #bestactressp

Photo Credits: Instagram | @bimboakintola

9 Comments

  1. Tosin

    November 24, 2016 at 3:40 pm

    Swag!

  2. The Real Oma

    November 24, 2016 at 3:46 pm

    Congrats Bimbo! An award very well deserved. You are one very talented actress.

  3. tilda

    November 24, 2016 at 4:02 pm

    Congratulations and its about time too!!!!!.

  4. Ewa

    November 24, 2016 at 4:12 pm

    Well deserved!!! About time.

  5. u

    November 24, 2016 at 5:46 pm

    I am so so happy that she won this award! Oh my gawd! You should see the joy in my heart as i write this. I am really really happy for her. Its so good to see her getting the recognition she deserves. Man, i really should stop typing, I still have work to do. But i am so happy for Aunt Bim.

  6. Nameoh

    November 24, 2016 at 8:09 pm

    Well deserved! Bimbo is a fantastic actress. Surprised she hasnt been recognized in the industry

  7. Dolly

    November 24, 2016 at 9:08 pm

    For Bimbo its easily won….she brings characters to life effortlessly.

  8. May

    November 24, 2016 at 10:17 pm

    About time! Congratulations you deserve it!

  9. Mo'Diva

    November 25, 2016 at 9:32 am

    Yay!!!!!!! Happy for you bimbo

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