General News | 20 December 2007 07:17 CET



Having won the Best Actress in the 1st Annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards category on 17th of June, 2006 at the prestigious Kay Theatre in Maryland, the United States of America, Dakore Egbuson has since become a dominant force to reckon with in the entertainment sector of the economy. This all-round entertainment Amazon, whose debut musical appearance was with the international singer, Tony Allen at the Royal Festival Hall, UK where she opened the concert for Roy Hargrove, has not only remained a memorable in the life of the well-expressed actor, Dakore but has become a feat ever achieved by a Nigerian artiste.

The ever-radiant actor, Dakore stated out in TV as a presenter of sports programmes at the age of 19, her incursion in this act of presentation actually exposed the hidden talents God disposed in her. As a potential presenter, facing the camera wasn't a big deal for her when she was called upon to act in her first movie as she beautiful interpreted her script and that began the journey to the make-believe world.

Her maiden effort as an actor instantly shot her into limelight as the versatile actor became a toast of every movie-maker in the country.

Little wonder, the international bodies that campaign for the Control of Arms and Ammunitions, Oxfam/Amnesty International preferred Dakore as an ambassador for the charity organization to other artistes who equally lobbied for that enviable position in 2006.

Having seen herself as a role model, the Niger/Delta born actor, started using her position to make peace in the Niger/Delta zones. For her next moves in the forth-coming year, “Only God can direct where a man goes next but if I have to think as human being, I would say I would be getting more involved in the production of movies and I am also not going to relent on my oars to continue doing thinks for the organization I am affiliated with, and eventually I would like to get married and have kids.” She said.

Talking about children, when are you tying the knots with Olumide, Harry Akande's heir apparent?

“Olumide and I are comfortable the way we are right now.” she told this reporter.

And on her musical ambition, she explained that the album was a constant work in progress and she couldn't change it once it's released so there was constant striving for perfection.

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