For Dakore, it is another home-coming, since she hails from the same oil-rich state as President Goodluck Jonathan. While Ama K. Abebrese a British television presenter, producer and actress of Akan origin in Ghana, will also be in action, it is AY that is expected to drive the treat, based on his pedigree as a comedian....
According to a statement signed by the Director of Administration of AMAA, Tony Anih, the host for this year awards were carefully selected to give the guests a new experience and promote the spirit of unity in Africa, which the awards scheme is said to have been promoting in the last nine years of existence. U-Will Celebrities' Gossip
On the plans of the organisers to have a hitch-free event, Anih notes that the AMAA team is working hand in hand with officials of Bayelsa State.
Meanwhile, Yenagoa will also host several star writers at its international Book and Craft Fair as part of the activities for the 9th edition of the AMAA.
The book and craft fair which will have many reading and technical sessions, according to Fair Director, Mr. Onyeka Nwelue, will have in attendance, accomplished playwright Professor Femi Osofisan, NLNG Prize for Literature winner, Professor Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo and former Minister of Federal Capital, Mallam Nasir El-rufai who will read from his latest book, The Accidental Public Servant.
The book and craft fair which will hold between 17th -19th April 2013 will also have popular Indian writer and supermodel, Shobhaa De and Portuguese actor, Jose Fildago.