WHEN CALABAR HERITAGE AWARDS LIGHTED UP THE PARADISE CITY
… as annual award ceremony celebrate efik culture!
The Pearl Hall of Transcorp Hotel Calabar came alive with adornment of Efik culture, as MC Senator, Slai Shows and other partners recorded yet another historic feat, with the 2021 edition of Calabar Heritage Awards held on Sunday, April 25.
The event was preceded by a cultural display and red carpet session, which had guests expressing their feelings about such colourful event, with hundreds wearing traditional attires.
In between the presentation of awards to deserving Efik sons, daughters and admirers who have contributed to the promotion of the Efik, Calabar and Cross River brand, were performances by carefully selected music and comedy talents.
Here is a list of some CALABAR HERITAGE 2021 AWARDEES;
-Hon Edem Effiom
Cross River State Commissioner for Rural Transformation
– Hon George Oben-etchi
Cross River State Commissioner for Solid Minerals
– Engr Ben Akak
Chairman, Ben Akak foundation
– Dr Janet Ekpenyong
DG Cross River State Primary Health Care Agency
– Barr, Ededet Eyoma
Director of Administration UCTH
– Hon Esther Bassey
Chairman, Calabar South LGA
– Hon Justina Edem
Chairman, Odukpani LGA
– Hon Emmanuel Bassey
Chairman Akpabuyo LGA
– Hon Nta Eke
Chairman, Calabar Municipal LGA
– Mr Rasheed – African Independent Television
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