Ghanaian comedian, Derick Kobina Bonney (DKB), has been nominated for EMY (Exclusive Man of the Year) awards
EMY Awards is aimed at celebrating exceptional and distinguished men in Africa who have excelled in their fields of endeavor.
The award scheme in its previous two years has been excellent and in its 3rd year, promises to be bigger.
Some winners of the previous editions of the awards included, Ex-President of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufuor, international business mogul, Sir Sam Jonah and business consultant and politician, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom.
Others were business magnate, Dr Kwabena Duffour, young Nigerian entrepreneur Adebola Williams, International Football Legend- Abedi Pele, Chairman of United Bank of Africa and celebrated philanthropist, Mr Tony Elumelu, among others.
The nominees for this year’s event were yesterday announced and King of Comedy DKB was nominated in the category Entertainment Man of the year.
He is in the category with Stonebwoy, Akwasi Boadi “Akrobeto”, Latif Abubakar and Abdul Salam.
“It’s a great honour done me, I feel very proud of how far I have taken comedy in Ghana. I will like to use this opportunity to thank every Ghanaian who has made time to watch us perform, appreciated us and criticised us. It’s a one bundle of direction to our perfection, ” DKB said.
The unveiling of nominees saw in attendance, popularly personalities like Joselyn Dumas, Selly Gally, Salma Mumin, KOD, Nana Adwoa Awindor and Big J Cartel of Praye fame among others.
The event is scheduled to take place on August 18.
Story: Edward BLAGOGEE
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