Amarachi Uyanne, the winner of Nigeria Got Talent Season One, received and Award of Excellence from the Oba Of Benin, Oba Erediauwa, for her brilliant performance in the just concluded reality TV talent hunt show.
The 8 years old Amarichi Uyanne was among the ten persons honoured by His Royal Highness, Omo No’ba N’edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Of Benin, at the annual event that recognizes achievers within the Oba’s Domian.
Those who also recieved an awards from the Oba are the VC Of the University Of Benin (Uniben), Prof. Osayuki Godwin Oshodin for Academic Excellence, and Prof. Osato Giwa-Osagie of the College Of Medicine, University Of Lagos.
Other recipients honoured by the monarch are Sir David Osunde and Pa Joseph A. Igbinovia for the Idia Mask Sculpture which was use at FESTAC 1977. While others include Justice Efe Ikponmwosa, Chief Oyuki Obaseki, Former Chairman Of Nigeria Premier League, for his contribution to sports development. The media Icon Soni Irabor and Popular Nollywood Actor late Sam Loco Efe are not left out.