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As part of events leading up to the Best of Nollywood Awards 2016, top Nollywood stars will storm Umuahia, the Abia State capital for a reading and mentoring session with secondary school students.

According to a statement signed by Adeshina Oyetayo for BON 2016, the stellar line up of celebrity readers will include Daniel K Daniel, Queen Nwokoye, Bimbo Akintola, Belinda Effiah, Saheed Balogun and Okey Bakassi.

Scheduled to hold on Monday, October 24, 2016, other Nollywood stars billed for the mentoring session are Segun Arinze, Junior Pope, Fathia Balogun and Kannywood finest, Ali Nuhu.

Aside the reading proper, to be led by the First Lady, Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu, the executive producer, BON awards, Seun Oloketuyi, said, there would be inspirational talks, photo ops and an autograph-signing session.

RMD, Omoni Oboli and Alexx Ekubo play

RMD, Omoni Oboli and Alexx Ekubo at 2013 BON awards

(BellaNaija)

 

Oloketuyi said: “We look forward to an exciting time with the kids. As you well know, the celebrity reading session with secondary school students is the first of a variety of activities preceding the BON awards proper in December 2016.

"The chosen celebrities are past winners and nominees of the BON awards. What we promise the lucky students is a life-changing opportunity to meet with their role models and favourite celebrities and hear directly from them time-tested success nuggets, tips they need to be better individuals.” Oloketuyi said.

This year’s BON Awards is hosted by the Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu led-Abia State government.

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