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Nollywood Actress Funke Akindele Bello wins 2 Awards at the 2017 AMVCA

Funke Akindele AMVCA 2017
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Nollywood News: Popular Nollywood Actress and Film maker Funke Akindele Bello, popularly known Jenifa, has made her husband and her fans proud by walking home with 2 awards, at the just concluded 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA). Congrats to her!!! 🙌😘👍💕

Funke Akindele and Hubby at AMVCA 2017

Funke Akindele and her husband JJC Skillz at 2017 AMVCA

The 5th edition of the AMVCA took place on Saturday March 4th 2017, at Eko Hotel Convention Center in Lagos state and celebrities from various entertainment industry turned up for the event.

Jenifa who continues to put smile on the faces of people won the Best Actress in comedy for her role in the movie A Trip To Jamaica. Her comic TV Series Jenifa’s Diary won the Best Television Series Award at AMVCA 2017.

Jenifa's Diary wins Best TV Series in Comedy category

Jenifa’s Diary wins Best TV Series in Comedy category

Taking to her Instagram page, here’s what she said about the awards:

“Oh yes we won!!!
#besttvseries
#jeniferdiary
#bestactressincomedy #funkeakindelebello
#amvca2017.
Thanks to all the cast and crew of #Jenifadiary.
My dear #jenifans and to all our media partners.
God bless you all” – @funkeakindelebello

Funke Akindele wins Best Actress in AMVCA comedy category

Funke Akindele wins Best Actress in AMVCA comedy category

In appreciation for the award given to her, she gave a hilarious acceptance speech during the event. She is the first actress to win 3 times in the comedy category, in the 5 years history of the award.

At the 2nd edition of the award in 2014, she emerged the Best Actress in Comedy for her role in the movie Return of Sheri Koko. Last year 2016, she won the best actress for her performance in Jenifa’s Diary.

Comic Actress Funke Akindele at the 2017 AMVCA Awards

Comic Actress Funke Akindele at the 2017 AMVCA Awards

Congrats once again to the talented actress Funke Akindele Bello and may God continue to grant her success in all her endeavours!!!

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