Veteran actor Olu Jacobs and star actress, Funke Akindele Oloyede have been nominated for awards at the fifth edition of the Zafaa Awards, scheduled to take place in London on October 19. The nominations were announced yesterday (August 19) at an unveiling ceremony, which took place at O’Jez Restaurant in Surulere, Lagos.
Veteran actor, Olu Jacobs was nominated for the Best Actor award, for his role in the movie, Adesuwa. Also nominated in the same category were Joseph Benjamin, and John Dumelo. Star actress, Funke Akindele was nominated for the Best Actress award, along with Monalisa Chinda, and Nadia Buari.
Also nominated for awards were Nse Ikpe-Etim, and Martha Ankomah were both nominated for the Best Supporting Actress award. Lancelot Imasuen, Desmond Elliot, and Ruke Amata were nominated for the Best Director award.