Nominees for the maiden edition of ‘The Jigwe Awards’ have been unveiled with personalities such as Bishop Obinim, Kwesi Pratt Jr., Tweaa DCE , and Afia Schwarzenegger making the list.
The Jigwe Awards, which will air LIVE on This Morning on Tuesday, 23rd December 2014, aims at awarding some key personalities that have not only appeared on the show but individuals, organisations and events that have attracted the most headlines and have been the most talked about for various reasons this year.
This Morning resident medical doctor, Dr. Senyo Misroame, has been inducted into the Jigwe Hall of Fame together with the editor of Insight newspaper Kwesi Pratt Jr., Citi FM boss Samuel Attah Mensah, The Finder Editor Elvis Darko, Kofi Kapito of Consumer Protection Agency, Entertainment blogger Francis Doku and Radio presenter Mikki Osei Berko.
Battling for the Spiritual Headliner of the Year award are Archbishop Duncan Williams, Pastor Mensah Otabil, Bishop Obinim, Kwaku Bonsam, and Rev. Owusu Bempah.
Entertainment icons Jeremie van-Garshong, Naa Ashorkor, Chris Attoh, and Black Boy are all in the category for the Jigwe Locally Acquired Foreign Accent (LAFA) category.
See the full list of nominees below:
SPIRITUAL HEADLINER OF THE YEAR
Archibishop Duncan Williams
Pastor Mensah Otabil
Rev. Owusu Bempah
JIGWE HALL OF FAME
Samuel Attah Mensah
MOST JIGWE L.A.F.A
Jeremie van Gershong
JIGWE COMEDIAN/ COMEDIENNE
JIGWE BEST DRESSED CELEBRITY (MALE & FEMALE)
JIGWE ACTOR/ ACTRESS
Nana Ama Macbrown
JIGWE MUSICIAN (MALE & FEMALE)
MOST OPINIONATED JIGWE GUEST
JIGWE HEADLINER OF THE YEAR
Elvis Afriyie Ankrah
The Ghana Football Association
The Black Stars
Nayele Ametefe (Cocain Saga)
Lauretta Vivian Lamptey (CHRAJ Boss)
JIGWE SERVICE OF THE YEAR
JIGWE SPORTS ICONS OF THE YEAR
Mohammed Rafiu Fishbone
Vera Doeyo Asante
TELEVISION MORNING SHOW OF THE YEAR
MOST JIGWE SMILE
Jessica Opare Saforo
JIGWE COPY CAT OF THE YEAR
The Jigwes will be broadcasted LIVE on This Morning on Tuesday, 23rd December 2014 at 7am.
Meanwhile, producers of the show have also announced that, this year’s Christmas story which will feature some celebrities will come off on 24th December, 2014 at 7am. Last year’s show featured M.anifest as Angel Gabriel, the FOKN bois as the Shepherds, James Gardiner as Joseph and Michelle McKinney Hammond as Mary. The show also saw cameo appearance by Sarkodie and Rock Band from Nigeria.