PMAN heads to Canada for Afrobeats and Nollywood Awards

By Tosin Brown

The President of Performing Musicians Employers’ Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Pretty Okafor, has rallied the Canadian Ambassador, Jamie Christoff, for the forthcoming Afrobeats and Nollywood Awards scheduled to hold in Canada.

The deal was sealed at a roundtable discussion held recently at the PMAN Music House, Chevy View Estate, Lagos.

Aside the ambassador, the meeting also had in attendance Senior Trade Commissioner, Dindembolo- Zaya Kuyena; Trade commissioner, Temitayo Dada; Mykel Parish, convener of Nollywood Travel Film Festival; Christopher Ozoemena, Calista Okonronkwo, Oluwafemi Olamilekan Sodimu aka DJ Boombastic, and Akinpelu Gboyega Sotunde aka Kriskros.

Co-founded by Mykel Parish and Pretty Okafor, the Afrobeats and Nollywood Awards is envisioned as a grand platform designed to celebrate and honour the exceptional excellence and boundless creativity within the Afrobeats music and Nollywood film industries.

According to the PMAN President, “The award is poised to recognize and reward the outstanding achievements of artistes, actors, directors, producers and other creative individuals who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of these dynamic and influential industries.”

Okafor said further that the landmark event would be a significant milestone, fostering greater appreciation and recognition of African culture worldwide.

“It promises to be a night of glitz, glamour, and heartfelt tributes to the trailblazers and innovators who continue to push the boundaries of artistic expression,” he enthused.

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