Hitherto, a special award celebrating and eulogizing media and entertainment veterans, practitioners,stakeholders and supporters in Akwa Ibom was long overdue. On Christmas day, E101 Magazine Board of Directors presented the ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY MAN OF THE YEAR award to Governor Godswill Akpabio for his immense contribution to the empowerment of talents, and the overall development of the industry even at national level…
The Akwa Ibom state Commissioner of Information & Communication-Mr. Aniekan Umanah has has also confirmed his ministry’s decision to work with worthy platforms like e101 magazine to showcase and project Akwa Ibom state, and the on-going transformation going on in all sectors of the state.
He stated this on return from the Sun Awards in Lagos when he played host to members of the Board of Directors of e101 magazine in his office, in his speech, the eloquent gentle man spoke of the entertainment industry as a unique way of selling the state and boosting tourism.
The E-101 creative team, event planners, and media professionals will be engaged in putting modalities in place by compiling the categories which will published on different media platforms and details of the event will be announced soon.
At E101 magazine, E stands for Entertainment, but for our awards, E stands for Excellence, and Excellence will be rewarded at 2012 E101 Entertainment & Media Awards…let the nominations begin!