Owoh, who won his first AMAA in 2008, is popular for his roles in movies like “Osuofia in London,” “Things Fall Apart,” “Onye Eze,” “Ukwa” among others. He also wrote scripts for the now rested late Ken Saro Wiwa’s soap, ‘Bassey and Company’ and TV drama, The New Masquerade.
The organizers of the awards have announced Nollywood actress, Nse Ikpe-Etim as the sole host of the night.
According to her, AMAA ought to have earned consistent and fundamental support, based on its contribution to the development of the film industry and the leverage it has given to filmmakers on the continent and beyond.
Out of the total of 136, Nigerian movies got 43 nominations in the general competitive categories.
This year’s Africa Movies Academic Awards,AMAA, is billed to take place in Lagos.