Organisers of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) have confirmed that Lagos State will host the 13th edition of the AMAA Awards scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode during a courtesy call by the leadership of AMAA to his office in Lagos announced that the award event will hold at the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos.

Governor Ambode in accepting the hosting rights noted that AMAA coming to Lagos at the point when the state is celebrating her 50 years anniversary makes it historic.

The chairman of college of screeners and a jury member of AMAA, Mr. Shuaibu Hussein disclosed that the pre-screening process of the awards has been completed, adding that over 400 films were submitted from 72 countries.

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