Bryan Okpara, Brendan Nsikak, Korede Bello, Mercy Aigbe, Alex Okugbo, Others Nominated For Glamour Role Model Awards 2016 (SEE FULL LIST)
The Glamour Role Model Awards is a celebration of Nigeria models and Role Models in entertainment and public services. The ”Glamour” is one of the title projects of Dreamscape Production, a ground breaking initiative that is birthed to specifically recognize and celebrate the Nigeria modelling industry, stake holders in the fashion business and worthy role models in entertainment and public service.
GRMA aims to recognize the continued need for inspired leadership and commend amazing hard working models, men and women who encourage and inspire the youths. According to the Founder, Amb. Tokunbo Odedina-Casson who said
Inspiration came out of love of giving back to the the industry that made her.
The Award has, over the years, come in the series that has brought about Glamour Nite with Nigeria Models and Glamour Nite Out (Fashion Party). Every year it will hand out different awards to honor extraordinary and inspirational individuals and organizations from all works of life. This year’s event will take place on December 11th, 2016
Some of the Awardees include Chief (Mrs.) Nike Ekundaye, Justice Ayotunde Phillips, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Jimi Agbaje among various others, while some of the nominees in various categories include:
MOST PROACTIVE QUEEN OF THE YEAR
Active Beauty Queen who during her reign has proven to be hard working using her pet project(s) to effect positive change in our society. She has represented our nation locally and international, brands, as a model, in areas involving, billboards, calendars, television commercials and other jobs involving visuals:
- QUEEN MERCY ATANG – MISS NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL 2015, AMBASSADOR FOR PEACE
- QUEEN CHRISTAIN KALU – MISS NEW NIGERIA WORLD 2015
- CHINONSO OPARA – MISS TOURISM 2015
MOST PROACTIVE KING OF THE YEAR
Active male counterpart of the beauty queen who during his reign has proven to be hard working using his pet project(s) to affect positive change in our society. He has represented our nation locally and international, brands, as a model, in areas involving, billboards, calendars, television commercials and other jobs involving visuals.
- KENNETH OBANANYA – MR FASHION 1ST RUNNER UP 2015
- ABRAHAM IBIANG – MR NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL AFRICA 2015
- MUEYIWA OMATSOLA – MR UNIVERSE 2015
OTHER CATEGORIES INCLUDE:
FASHION/MODEL ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
- Tunde Twitch
- Santiago Robert
- Brendan Nsikak
- Chuks Anusionwu
- Miss Charismatic
- Doyin Hashtrup CEO, Pear Model Look
- Bryan Okpara
- Korede Bello
- Mercy Aigbe Gentry
- Alex Okugbo
FEMALE MODEL OF THE YEAR
- Imade Ogbewi
- Victoria Daropale
- Mayowa Nicholas
MALE MODEL OF THE YEAR
- Olawale bello
- Bolu Olaitan
About the Founder
Amb. Tokunbo Odedina, Nigerian born Ex-International Supermodel and one of the first entrants of the Nollywood industry graduated with Upper credits in Marketing from Ilaro Polytechnic, with an OND in Computer Operation from the University of Lagos Computer Centre, Akoka, Lagos.
Energetic Tokunbo has a track record in the modelling and movie industry. As an actress she has featured in various home videos, like Rituals, Taboo, Meiyebi, Love without Language, Bruno and the Law, Bottle Neck, Season of Madness to mention but a few, not leaving out the TV Soap Operas like Sandra, Tales by Moonlight, Check mate and couple of stage plays like: The Trial of Ovurawenh, Birthday Bash, Drumcall for Herod etc. with numbers of International Runway in the UK For NewLook, Next, Bodies & Beeds, Cascades Fashion Show and John Fashanu Charity Show.
The bold and beautiful Tkbsexi as fondly called by friends is an all rounder in the entertainment field. As a producer, she came up with the idea of The Glamour Nite Out… A celebration of Nigerian models and role models in entertainment and public service, The Ethnic Fashion Show and Awards which she partnered with the Yoruba Arts and Festival Promotions Limited, State of OSUN and hope to bring on air a talk show titled The Underground Icons which has started online to reality, this is a celebration of individual entrepreneurs and organizations committed to humanitarian services. Her contribution towards humanity has earned her several awards including ..The Gbedu Awards for role played in the development of entertainment in Nigeria, Divas Awards, Impact Makers Awards and to crown it all an A Peace Ambassador Award by the Universal Peace Federation (UPF)UN). She was again recently nominated for the Leadership Mind Ambassadors Award, an award for entrepreneurs, leaders and community ambassadors and people making a difference.
A goal-getter with a big heart has helped in promoting lots of popular and upcoming artistes in achieving their dreams in the music and modelling industry, The first to promote Pasuma Wonder on The Island., which she tagged Pasuma on the Island, African China, Dabyna Abraham among others. A role model to many because of her strong will and intelligence, she took 2 different pregnant models who were abandoned by boyfriends into her custody, nurtured them through pregnancy and delivery and 1 year after, reconciled them back with the father of their child. Her dream is to be blessed financially to ensure such individuals, especially good talents achieve their dream.
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