Nollywood actor and movie producer, Kunle Afolayan alongside other nominees like Rita Dominic, Ayo Makun and Zeb Ejiro battle for the Amstel Malta N4million cash prize.
Kunle Afolayan leads this year’s edition of Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) nominees list with 13 nominations over other Nollywood colleagues at the chance of winning N4Million, a prize staked by headline sponsor of AMVCA, popular Nigerian drink brand, Amstel Malta.
During the AMVCA brunch held earlier this week at Intercontinental hotel, Victoria Island, Edem Vindah, Corporate Media and Public Affairs Manager of Nigerian Breweries, addressed the nominees and guests about the cash reward that will be given to winners of the Best Actor (Drama) and Best Actress (Drama) as well as Best Movie (Comedy) and Best Overall Movie. He stated each winner in these categories will be given N1 million respectively.
Edem Vindah also stated, “Amstel Malta is a brand that promotes exceptional talents and those who want to be the best in what they are doing. It is indeed an awesome privilege to be part of this great project”.
Wole Ojo, former Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO) winner ,who was at the brunch, also expressed his thoughts on the significance of Amstel Malta‘s kind gesture. He was quoted saying;
“This is certainly a welcomed initiative and truthfully I’m not too surprised at Amstel Malta’s decision to do this. I mean, this is a brand that has always supported the movie industry from way back. They sure know how to do it best. Everyone needs such encouragement to keep up the good work and it couldn’t have come at a better time”.