Ghana Movie Awards 2016 Funke Akindele wins best actress African collaboration

Funke Akindele won the award for her role as Bola in "A Trip to Jamaica."

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Funke Akindele won the best actress African collaboration at the 2016 Ghana Movie Awards which held  on December 4 at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, Accra.

The actress won the award for her role as Bola in the box office success "A Trip to Jamaica."

She beat Mercy Johnson ("Troubled Heart), Ebube Nwagbo ("Anniversary") and Nse Ikpe-Etim to win the award.

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Currently the highest grossing Nollywood movie of 2016 with over 168 million naira, "A Trip to Jamaica" stars the actress alongside Hollywood  acts Roberts and Dan Davies, Jamaica acts Paul Campbell and Rebecca Silvera, Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh and Nigerian actors that include AY Makun, Nse Ikpe Etim, Patoranking, Cynthia Morgan and Ras Kimono.

 

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Produced by Makun, "A Trip to Jamaica" chronicles more adventures of Akpors, a character created from the AYShow’s 'Who Wants To Be A Billionaire' hilarious skits.

Shot in Nigeria, America and Jamaica, the film focuses on Akpos (AY) and his Fiancée Bola (Funke Akindele), who travel across the Atlantic to visit family, they unexpectedly end up on an adventure they could never imagine.