This yearâ€™s edition of Oodua Image Awards will hold in the city of Houston, United States of America on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Sienna Hall, 11916 Bissonnet Street, Houston. TX.77099
A statement by the National Coordinator, Aare Seyi Ogunlusi, said the event is being organised by Yoruba Youth Corporation, North America, and Raymond Sowemimo Foundation in collaboration with FirstOmega Entertainment.
â€œOur 2016 edition was attended by notable and top dignitaries from Nigeria and United States, it was attended by HRM Oba Ganiyu Aderibigbe Asuno, Jemade I , the Paramount Ruler of Odo-Ayandelu Kingdom, Hon. Segun Olulade; Chairman of the House Committee on Health Services 7th Assembly, Lagos State, Attorney O.J Lawal, Chief Adeniyi Adekunle ;theApesin of IGBOGUN/IBOGUN LAND, Ifo Local Government of OgunState, President of Egbaland in Houston; Engineer George Shofoluwe. Artistes from Nigeria include ace actor/comedian Wale Akorede (Okunu), Tayo Odueke (Sindodo), Kemi Afolabi, Seyi Edun and others.
â€œOodua Image Awards 2017 will attract dignitaries and delegates from Nigeria, United State, United Kingdom and other parts of the world. Many Yoruba artistes like Yewande Adekoya (Omo Elemosho), Adeniyi Johnson, Kabira Kafidipe( Araparegangan) and a U.S.-based comedian; Segun Pryme just to mention a few will be at this yearâ€™s event while the Ace musician, juju and highlife maestro, Toyosi Ogundele (Daâ€™jazzytee) with his band will be on band stand.
Some of the activities lined up at this yearâ€™s event include Fashion Show, Cultural Dance, Empowerment Seminar/ Lecture, Drum Session, Dinner /Awards Nite, Raffle Draw and many more. Gate fee is just $25. Oodua Image Awards 2017 will be host by Nollywood Actress; Queen Oluwa (Saratu) and Dj Cool.
This yearâ€™s Oodua Image is to be host by Queen Oluwa, a Nollywood actress, popularly called â€œSaratuâ€, â€œIyawo Elenu razorâ€ and a U.S.-based entertainer; â€œKool Babaâ€.