Bimbo Akintola Wins Big Again

Posted on November 24, 2016

FUNSHO AROGUNDADE
 
 

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 Lead Actress” at the recently concluded African International Film Festival, 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,” said Bimbo Akintola of her epic role.

In its sixth edition, AFRIFF is an international platform that is at the forefront in showcasing African cinema, promotes and recognizes filmmakers and entertainers on the continent and of her descent.
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.
 

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