American Actor and Oscar winner Forest whitaker arrived in Nigeria on Tuesday ahead of the much-anticipated AMAA awards. The multiple-award winning actor will… be using the opportunity of his visit to parley with Nigeria’s movie producers and actors. Peace Anyam Osigwe, the organiser of the award, told that this was not her first time of working with Mr. Whitaker. ‘He is a good friend and he likes to associate with things that dwell on development, that is why he is a part of this year’s AMAA,” she said.

The African Movie Accedemy Awards(AMMA) will be holding tonight at the traditional home of the awards in Bayelsa. Whitaker is expected to whisk away an award, and give a speech at what has been tagged the mother of all African movie awards.