Rita beats the likes of Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Funke Akindele, among others, to win the coveted prize. It would be recalled that she won the Most Outstanding Actress award in 2004.
The recent award ceremony, however, held at Heavens Event Centre, Ikeja, Lagos, and was graced by who is who in the industry. Rita, in her usal style, looked stunning in her black outfit which stole the hearts of fashionists at the event.
In her acceptance speech, the Imo State-born actress thanked the organisers of the show for recognising her contribution in the industry. “ I am very happy today. This is the second time I am winning this award. I dedicate this to God Almighty, my late parents and my manager. I am short of words. I don’t know what else to say,” she said.
Other winners were Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim, who won the Best Celebrity Foundation award, Mercy Aigbe(Best Actress In Yoruba). Singer Praiz won Best Rhythm and Blues Singer of the Year and Kcee’s Limpopo bagged Best RnB singer award, among others.
Among the celebrities that graced the award ceremony were sexy Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson, Benson Okonkwo, Kunle Afolayan and Princess Chineke.