Funke Akindele, the acclaimed Nollywood actress, took to her Instagram story to celebrate the rising star Bimbo Ademoye for breaking her AMVCA records. Funke shared a photo of Bimbo Ademoye and accompanied it with a lovely caption, expressing her congratulations for Bimbo’s victory at the 9th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.
In her message, Funke wrote, “Congrats dear. @bimboademoye.”
This comes following Kemi Filani’s report that Bimbo Ademoye surpassed Funke Akindele’s five-year record for the best actress in a comedy/tv series category at the AMVCA. Bimbo was announced as the winner of this category at the recent awards ceremony, surpassing other notable contenders like Mercy Johnson and Bisola Aiyeola.
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Fans had high expectations for Bimbo Ademoye’s triumph at the awards ceremony, so her win did not come as a surprise. She managed to surpass Funke Akindele’s remarkable record of winning the same category five times.
The organizers of the show expressed their excitement on Twitter while announcing Bimbo Ademoye as the winner, recognizing her as a fast-rising actress.
“We’re thrilled to announce that the #AMVCA9 ‘Best Actress in a Comedy/TV Series’ award goes to the talented [@BimboAdemoye Selina]!
We celebrate her comedic talent and unforgettable performances. Congratulations!”