By Niyi Tabiti
The much talked about 2009 edition of the Future Awards finally took place yesterday (Sunday 18 January 2008) at the Shell Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos, with many of the guests either dressed to kill or thrill.
The line up of the celebrities at the event included Nollywood star actress,Omotola Jolade-Ekehinde, top television presenter,MS.Bennie Uche,top model,Linda Ikeji, Susan Peters and Stephanie Okereke. Others included Cynthia Okpala, Shade Ladipo, Toyosi Akerele,Folake Akindele popularly known as Jennifer and several others.
Winners include Emmanuel Etim, won the best use of advocacy. (He was absent because according to his representative, he was far away in Ethiopa). Omobaba won the best comedian while Funke Akindele of popular movie,Jennifa won the best actress( That same night, her film jennifa also won best film at the Nollywood night organized by Seun Oloketuyi at White House, Ikeja),
Other winners of the 2009 future award included 9ice (Musician of the Year), D’Banj (Young Person of the Year). Uche Nnaji (Style Entrepreneur of the Year).Lamide Akintobi won the best On-Air Personality in the Television category.
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Photos here shows OC Ukeje and top model, Linda Ikeji at the event yesterday. Linda’s short gown was courtesy Ronke Ademiluyi popularly known as Rukkies.