Nollywood Actor Tobi Bakre Bags Best Actor Award at AMAA 2023

Tobi Bakre Wins Best Actor at AMAA Awards

Nollywood actor and former BBNaija star, Tobi Bakre, has won the Best Actor in a Leading Role award at the 2023 African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).

The awards ceremony, which was hosted by Nancy Isime, Rahama Sadau, and Richard Ato Turkson, took place at the Balmoral Convention Centre in Ikeja, Lagos on Sunday.

Bakre won the award for his role in the Nigerian film “Brotherhood”. He beat out a number of other talented actors for the award, including Blossom Chukwujekwu, Chidi Mokeme, and Richard Mofe Damijo.

Best of African Cinema Celebrated at AMAA Awards

The AMAA Awards are one of the most prestigious awards ceremonies in Africa. The awards celebrate the best of African cinema, with films from all over the continent competing for honors.

This year’s AMAA Awards brought together filmmakers from all over the world, including Nigeria, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Rwanda, and the United States.

Other Winners at the AMAA Awards

In addition to Tobi Bakre, other notable winners at the AMAA Awards include:

  • Best Film: Xalé (Senegal)
  • Best Director: Apolline Traore (Sira)
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role: Nse Ikpe Etim (4-4-44 (Four Four Forty-Four))
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Jimmy-Jean Louis (Rise)
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Rokhaya Niang (Xalé)
  • Best Young/Promising Actor: Maleek Sanni (Gangs of Lagos)
  • National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVB) Award for Best Nigerian Film: Mami Wata


The AMAA Awards are a celebration of the best of African cinema. The awards are a testament to the talent and creativity of African filmmakers.

Tobi Bakre’s win for Best Actor is a well-deserved honor. He is a talented actor with a bright future ahead of him.