By Damiete Braide
The publisher of leading online newspaper DAYLIGHT, Azuh Amatus will be unveiling and presenting his two new books, FAMOUS FACES…Interactions with Nollywood Stars and Stakeholders, to the public this Sunday, October 9, 2022.
The event, according to a statement issued by Amatus, holds elaborately at the high-end Colonades Hotels, on 21 Alfred Rewane Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, under the distinguished chairmanship of Chief Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity).
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, will present the keynote address.
Other special guests being expected at the ceremony, which begins at 4 pm, with a red carpet are: the former director generals of the National Film And Video Censors Board and National Broadcasting Commission, Mr. Emeka Mba (Goodwill Message/Co-Books Presenter); the general overseer of Illumination Assembly and vice presidential candidate of the NNPP, Bishop Isaac Idahosa (Religious Father of the Day); and Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy.
Others include: Top actor and Association of Voice Over Artistes president, Segun Arinze (compere); Barrister Sam Kargbo, SAN, (Co-Books Presenter), Chief Shola Osunkeye, former MD/EiC, The Sun Newspapers, Ghana,(Media Father of the Day); Mr. Bayo Onanuga, Director of Media and Publicity, APC Presidential Campaign Council; Mr. Onuoha Ukeh, MD/EiC, The Sun Newspapers; Chief Solomon Aguene, President, Ohanaeze Lagos State, Ichie Azuh Arinze, Publisher, Yes International Magazine and District Secretary, Rotary International District 9110; and Chijioke Azuawusiefe, SJ, PhD (Books Reviewer).
Also expected at the gathering are several Nollywood stars and stakeholders, some of whom were featured in both literary works.
The 713-page books which are in volumes one and two respectively, vividly and robustly, parade 101 exclusive, incisive and captivating one-on-one interviews and interactions with leading Nollywood stars and stakeholders captured in 101 riveting chapters.
Volume two is a star studded combination of both leading male and female Nollywood stars and stakeholders, spread across 50 chapters of the 349-page book.
Amatus, a former Society Editor and Head of Showbiz Desk at The Sun Newspapers, who also edited Entertainment Express and Sunday Express Newspapers respectively, hinted that both books will be on sales nationwide and internationally immediately after the unveiling