Multiple awards 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 Actress of The Year” at the recently concluded AFRIFF 2016 for portraying the character of the late Dr Stella Adadevoh in which she gave an outstanding 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.’’- Bimbo Akintola
93 days is a movie that centres on the Ebola virus, the battles fought by 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 actors and actresses in the movie, 93 days has shown at the Toronto International Film Festival and Chicago International Film Festival and is in cinemas across the country.
Afriff (African International Film Festival) is an international platform that promotes and recognizes filmmakers and entertainers in Africa. The organization honours people who have made distinguished efforts in the film making industry. It is no surprise that they honoured Bimbo Akintola with this award.