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Multi-award winning and talented Power House Entertainment Comedian, Ericardo, has been unveiled as host of the 2nd annual West African Citizens Awards (WAFRICA) billed to hold on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Royal Park Hotel and Suites Km 36 Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos Nigeria

According to the Committee of WAFRICA, the Power House Entertainment Comedian and actor, Ologbo Eric Mano a.k.a Ericardo will handle the event with the support from the co-host,  Ms. Chioma Olufunmilayo Richards popularly known as Funmi Richards an OAP and a Student Writer, will jointly host The 2018 West African Citizen Awards – Rewarding West Africans Aficionados Edition at Royal Park Hotel and Suites, Lagos Nigeria

He is a creative and spontaus comedian who has travelled round the country, using his gifts and talents to bring happiness and joy to the lives of Nigerians. He has headlined several top events in the nation including the GLO LAFFTA FEST, MORE THAN COMEDY WITH KELVINSAPP, STARCH YOUR TEETH and has shared the same stage with A-list comedians including Basketmouth, Bovi, Gordon's, Kennyblaq, Kelvinsapp, Mc Shakara, Josh2Funny, Dan D Humorous amongst others

 He has also won numerous awards, some of which include, the FMA Comedian of the Year 2016 and 2017, The Nigerian Kampus Awards Comedian Of The Year 2017, The FUPRE Gospel Comedian of the Year 2017, Niger Delta Campus Comedian Of The Year 2016 and 2017.

Co-host Ms. Chioma Olufunmilayo Richards  is a vivacious young lady who enjoys talking with budding career in broadcasting after working for a couple months at Radio Station before returning to school opened her up to a new zest in Media and Communications.
She has compered at a number of events, close gatherings and even a 'Poetry on the Mountain' event where a number of known poets were gathered. Her alias Funmi Richards which started out as her pen name has become her personal brand name which she uses in all her media and business pursuits.

She's the last of four children and has made a career of disturbing every one of three siblings. Her hobbies include reading, writing, talking, meeting new people, traveling and seeing new places overall she loves a good adventure. She's a Student, Writer, an OAP, Compere, Event Enthusiast and a Social Media Handler.

On the announcement of the Hosts, Ericardo Said:

"I feel honoured to be this year's host of West Africa's most prestigious award ceremony. It's a step in the right direction for me and my career.

I'm excited at the opportunities it brings. I'm having to learn a lot more about other West African countries and I'll also get to meet many of these distinguished individuals who have different lifestyles, different customs and different ideologies from mine yet are connected to me by stronger bonds of love, unity and understanding. I also look forward to delivering the high quality level of entertainment Power House is known for and establishing my presence strongly in industry, and also getting to understand West Africa and Africa as a continent more.
I'm really looking forward to having a great time."

Funmi Richards also added that

"I'm deeply honoured to co-host what is arguably the most elite Awards coming from the West African Kingdom as I'll get to see, mingle and appreciate diverse cultures born of similar heritage, people with passion and vigour who are working tirelessly to take West Africa and the Continent as a whole to the next level.

I'm also stoked to do this with the Power House comedian 'Ericardo' whose sense of humour is unrivaled. Together, we will be keeping you glued with fun and excitement all through the entire event"



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