Multiple award winning Nollywood actress Funke Akindele has celebrated her fast-rising junior colleague, Bimbo Ademoye, as she breaks her AMVCA records.
Funke Akindele shares a photo of Bimbo Ademoye on her Instagram story with a lovely caption, celebrating Bimbo’s win at the 9th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.
Funke Wrote, “Congrats dear. @bimboademoye”
Funke Akindele’s message trails Kemi Filani’s report that Bimbo Ademoye broke her five years of AMVCA records of best actress in a comedy/tv series.
Bimbo was announced as the winner of the category last night, beating the Omo Ghetto crooner, Mercy Johnson, and Bisola Aiyeola, among others.
The award was no surprise to fans as many were anticipating Bimbo Ademoye’s win at the awards ceremony. She beats Funke Akindele’s remarkable five times record for the same category.
Sharing the news on Twitter, the organizers of the show revealed that they were thrilled to announce the fast-rising actress as the winner.
“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!”
Reactions as Bimbo Ademoye links up with Funke Akindele and Mercy Johnson (video)
Prior to this, Bimbo Ademoye linked up with Funke Akindele and Mercy Johnson, and she got fans anticipating the result of their meeting on social media.
An online video captured the trio dancing heartily while posing for photos for an undisclosed event or programme.
Bimbo Ademoye shared the video on her Instagram story with a cheery caption about her misfit shoes.
Recall that Bimbo Ademoye and Mercy Johnson featured in Funke Akindele’s latest movie, Battle on Buka Street, where Bimbo acted as young Sola Sobowale and the latter as Awele, Funke’s competitor and half sister.
Lovely reactions trail the video as many revealed they could not wait for the result of the shared video, having hopes that it will excite them.