Nollywood’s finest and United Nations Peace Ambassador, Oge Okoye will have another chance to celebrate peace as she storms Ghana this month for the Africa Peace Festival, taking place from June 30 to July 7, 2012, in Accra, at the Mensvic Hotel, East Legon under the theme, “Promoting Global Peace through Culture of Diplomacy”.
Okoye, one of Nigeria and Africa’s most respected film professionals, also an amazing actress with an unrivaled knowledge of her craft, and her ability to interpret her roles with so much deftness and poise has placed her among the best rated actresses in Africa.
The week-long festival is being put together by the African Centre for Peace Building (AFCOPB). The festival is being organized in partnership with Global Educators for All Initiatives, Nigeria, Metissia Arts, Germany, Uniting for Peace-UK, Climax Travel and Tours-Nigeria, Compassionate Journeys-USA, with support from over 30 organizations across the globe including the Ministry of Tourism-Ghana, Music for Peace-Switzerland, Peace for People-Nepal, among other corporate bodies.
As a UN ambassador, she joins hands with other domestic and international ambassadors to propagate national and world peace through her actions and words.