The Executive Chairman and CEO of EbonyLife TV, Africa’s first Global
Black Entertainment and Lifestyle network, Mo Abudu, celebrated her 50th
birthday on Saturday, 13 September 2014 at the grand ball room Oriental
The black tie and glam event started with red carpet from 6pm. The event
was tagged “Mo@ 50…Celebrating Sisterhood” with the aim of celebrating
women of distinction in different categories of life and business. 10
categories of unsung heroes were awarded for their quiet but
extraordinary and exemplary achievements.
Guests at the event included Nigeria’s A-list set Genevive Nnaji, Tiwa
Savage, Funke Akindele, Basket Mouth, Julius Agwu, Iyanya, Tonye Cole,
Donald Duke, Dele Momodu, Adesuwa Onyenokwe, Abike Dabiri, Joseph
Benjamin, Uti Nwachukwu, Bode Pedro, Uche Pedro, Niyola, Ebuka Obi
Uchendu, Pastor Ituah, Mai Atafo, Olisa Adibua, amongst others.
The event also had a roll call of political dignitaries like Governor of
Ondo state, Olusegun Mimiko, Governor of Cross rivers state and his
wife, Liyel Imoke and Mrs Obioma Imoke, Donald Duke and others.
Performers were Tiwa Savage, Chidinma, Seyi Shay, Yinka Davies, Ara,
Efya from Ghana and Waje.