Popular Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Okoro, was over
the weekend adjudged Best Actress of the Year at
the 2016 edition of City People Entertainment
Awards in Nigeria.
But, the ‘Ghana Must Go’ actress and producer was
not at the award ceremony in Lagos to pick her
She told NEWS-ONE on Friday that she was not
officially informed and invited to the award
ceremony by the organisers.
According to Yvonne, she only got to know about
her nomination and her subsequent win via social
media after she was tagged.
“I was not officially informed or invited,” she said.
Yvonne’s team also confirmed it never received
any correspondent or official communiqué from the
organisers informing them about their client’s
The 2016 edition of the City People Entertainment
Awards was held on July 24 in Ikeja, Lagos State.
The entertainment award is an annual accolade
presented by City People Magazine to honour
Nigerian and Ghanaian entertainers.
This year’s edition saw some Ghanaian showbiz
personalities in attendance, including Victoria
Michaels, Selly Galley, Salma Mumin, Bibi Bright,
Stephanie Karikari, Eugene Sarfo-Kantanka,
GhKwaku, Cole of the Emperor Consult, Fella
Makafui, Samuel Bravoact, Adeyemi Adebayo and
host of others.