Lagos leading woman, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, former Lagos first lady, and Senator representing Lagos Central at the red chamber, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, Lagos Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Oluranti Adebule, shall headline the 2018 edition of the Best of Nollywood Children’s Day Book Reading, scheduled for May 27.
According to a statement made available by Seun Oloketuyi, CEO, BON Awards:
“As is our tradition to commemorate the children’s day celebration at BON, the First Lady of Lagos, Mrs. Ambode, Senator Remi Tinubu, and Dr. (Mrs) Oluranti Adebule will be reading exciting and educational books with school children in Lagos, alongside other Nollywood stars.
“This is a part of the build up for the celebration of our first decade of hosting BON Awards, the longest running award ceremony for the Nigerian Movie Industry.
“ Nollywood Stars who.will be joining the Lagos leading women are Omono Oboli, Faithia Williams, Bolanle Ninolowo, Mercy Aigbe and others.
“As is our tradition, this is only the first part of the reading. We shall have another reading at our host state, once we unveil the state hosting BON 2018. There is still lined up for this year. We promise”.
He further revealed that, ‘Don’t Touch Me There’ a book on sexual education by Pastor Nomthi has been selected for the reading.
In 2017, BON was hosted in Ogun State, and had the Deputy Governor, Chief Mrs. Yetunde Onanuga with actors, Femi Branch, Doris Simeon, and Yomi Fabiyi read to school children the state.
A Lagos edition of the reading was held prior to that, at Trinity International School, headlined by Ruth Kadiri, Funke Adesiyan and Lateef Adedimeji.