Reno Omokri, a Lawyer, short film producer and an aide to former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has been nominated for the conferment of the prestigious “Hollywood Most Outstanding Humanitarian Cause 2019 Award” by the Mind of Christ Christian Centre (MCCC), Abuja and California.
The recognition is part of the MCCC’s concept of honoring hardworking African dignitaries.
According to source the award would be conferred on Omokri on November 2, in recognition of his relentless campaign to free Dapchi Schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, who was kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists on February 19, 2018.
The award ceremony would witness the screening of a “Hollywood Meets Nollywood” film, Road To Redemption, produced by Egor Efiok, which starred American/Senegalese musician, Akon and was directed by Jeta Amata, alongside some other Hollywood films.
Omokri was nominated, “by our African representative, British/Nigerian Multi Award Winning Hollywood filmmaker and writer, Egor Efiok, to receive a prestigious Hollywood Weekly Magazine Film Festival (HWMFF) “Most Outstanding Humanitarian Cause 2019” Award at our next HWMFF grand event on Saturday, November 2, 2019.