Feyisekemi wins Next Movie Star Africa reloaded Edition

From the votes of viewers across Africa straddling the Internet and SMS – as well as judges – Feyisekemi Akinwale has been adjudged winner of the 2013 Next Movie Star Africa Reloaded edition.
The 19-year-old Ondo State native beat eight other finalists to the star prize of a brand new SUV, cash prize and movie roles. Ola Adebolu, Nwanma Odefa, Vaeveni Shikuyele and Imoh Chimezie,  who emerged first, second, third and fourth runners-up respectively, will also get cash prizes and movie contracts for their efforts.

Veteran actress, Racheal Oniga, who was also one of this edition’s judges, announced the winner. She was joined by the President of the Independent Television Producers Association of Nigeria, ITPAN, Stephen Osezua; renowned actress cum director, Pat Oghre-Osezua; winner of the Next Movie Star 2012, Halimat Aitsegame and Vchannel presenter and first runner-up, Next Movie Star 2012, Bridget Chigbufue.
A French student at the Ekiti State University, Feyisekemi was exclaimed when she was declared the winner, “Thank God, Thank God”. She described her victory as an act of God because “I wasn’t expecting this at all. I am just too excited to say much now.”
 Tagged ‘Call 2 Stardom’, the 2013 NMS Africa Reloaded edition featured housemates from Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia, The Gambia, Kenya, Namibia and South Africa.
Nollywood actor and former runner-up in the Mr. Nigeria contest, Seun Akindele, was the host this year. The reality show has produced established names such as Uti Nwachukwu, Karen Igho, Tonto Dikeh, Annie McCaulay-Idibia, Kevin Chuwang Pam, Tamara Eteimo, Lydia Forson and Adams Ibrahim over the years.

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