On Friday, the 22nd of July, Ago-Iwoye and its environs would stand still as Olabisi Onabanjo University sets to hold its second edition of the OOU Fashion Awards. OOU Fashion Awards (OOUFA) is set towards celebrating and appreciating fashion and decent dressing in OOU, and also complimenting efforts towards improving on the goodwill and image of the great institution Olabisi Onabanjo University.

The first edition of OOU Fashion Awards which held last year October, is still being discussed as the biggest event in Olabisi Onabanjo University in the year 2015 with highlights such as the
entry of famous actress, Ronke Odusanya, and the many ripples it had having been reported on the two biggest blogs in Nigeria – Linda Ikeji and Bella Naija Blog.

This year’s edition isn’t going to be much different except it would be bigger as mentioned by the organizers Okunwo Anuoluwapo and Adebeshin Samuel, both graduates of the University. The event is set hold on the 22nd of July, at the very spacious Ago Town Hall, Ago- Iwoye, home to Olabisi Onabanjo University.

The event would witness various performances by OOU’s finest musicians such as Raskapella, Ajay, UC, Exteey, Sholexy, Dankop as well as other famous Artistes within Ago-Iwoye and its Environs. Not to forget is the highly anticipated fun expected from the finest compere, Comedian and MC, Sebalese, who would also be the host for the night.

This year’s edition would entertain it’s audience with a Fashion Show, Dance Performance, Comedy and Music Performances and as well, a Fashion competition among models and fashion designers who would showcase their craft in order to clinch the award for Model of the year and Fashion Designer of the year respectively. This is positioned to foster and further encourage entrepreneurship and creativity among students and emphasize the need for students to learn a vocational craft while in

The award is set to appreciate Fashionable Students and Lecturers in OOU by giving awards based on the category they were
nominated for by other fashion-conscious students and colleagues in OOU and would also go through an online voting portal. The award has over 20 different categories.

The most anticipated highlight of the event would be the presence of famous Nigerian actor Lateef Adedimeji who would be our guest for the night and also double as the chief judge for the
competition that would determine the Model of the Year and Fashion Designer of the Year.

by Oshundairo Hafeez

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