Mercy Johnson, Others Shine At City People Entertainment Awards

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The much-publicised maiden edition of City People Entertainment Awards, which was held at Valley View Hall, Government House, Abeokuta, on Sunday, has come and gone. But for movie personalities like Mercy Johnson and Emem Isong, it was more than a warm honour.

Arguably, the most sought-after Nollywood actress of the moment, Mercy, got the award for the Best Actress of the Year (English) and Nollywood Face of the Year respectively.

Emem, also won two awards; Best Movie Producer of the Year and Script-Writer of the Year.

In the other categories, those who won are Kelvin Ifeduba, Best Supporting Actor of the Year – Yoruba; Ronke Odusanya, Best Yoruba Supporting Actress of the Year; Benedict Johnson, Best English Supporting Actor; Chika Ike, Best English Supporting Actress and 'Reloaded' emerged the English Movie of the Year.

Others include Jenifa, Yoruba Movie of the Year; Izu Ojukwu, Best Movie Director of the Year; Tunde Kelani, Cinematographer of the Year; Olasco Movie Marketer; Mercy Aigbe, Yoruba Actress of the Year; Nonso Diobi, Actor of the Year; Yule Edochie, New Actor of the Year and Uche Ogbodo, New Actress of the Year. gathered that the winners were nominated and voted for by members of the public through text messages.