Funke Akindele Bello Wins Big at the AMVCA 2017

Funke Akindele Bello

Funke Akindele has won the Best Actress in a Comedy at the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

The actress beat Tina Mba – Meet the In-Laws, Uche Jombo – Wives on Strike, Dineo Moeketsi – Mrs Right Guy, Chioma Akpotha – Wives on Strike, Funke Akindele – A Trip to Jamaica and Omoni Oboli – Wives on Strike.

The series which is currently in its ninth season on Television stars Akindele as the titular character; a secondary school dropout turned hairdresser, who lives in a backwater town called Aiyetoro.

Over the years, the character has grown from a naive girl in Aiyetoro to a student in Lagos, and a hustler in London.

The character Jenifa and the TV series “Jenifa’s Diary” is one of the most successful and sensational character/show to slide across our TV screens in 10 years.

“Jenifer’s Diary” also won the Best TV series at the 2017 AMVCA.


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