Renowned actress and philanthropist Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, has been awarded with the Life Time Achievement Award at the just concluded Silverbird Man of the Year Award.

The award event which was organised by Silverbird Communications took place at Eko Hotel Lagos on the 3rd of February 2019.

Omotola, a former model who had starred in over 200 movies was not present at the award event which had top dignitaries in Nigeria; including Vice presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar and Vice presidential candidate Peter Obi; but top film producer in Nigeria Teco Benson collected the Award on her behalf.

The prolific filmmaker and producer while collecting the award on behalf of Omotola said she was unavoidably absent because she had an assignment to attend to outside the country.

As a result to the role Omotola who was once named amongst the 100 most influential people has played in the move world, and other sectors with her influence, affecting lives positively; she was rewarded.

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