This years Africa Movie Academy Awards entry closes tomorrow (January 31) with a statement from organisers saying the event will hold in June and the nomination party in April.

The event was shifted in honour of the late Mr. Michael Anyiam-Osigwe, the elder brother of the founder of the awards who passed on recently.

AMAA’s Director of Administration. Tony Anih, said in a statement, “Michael has been a great pillar of support for AMAA since its inception and his untimely death has sure thrown some immediate challenges to us as a body but we are pressing on and we have to change the date from traditional month to April to June to allow us prepare and respond to the current realities. We will announce the actual date for nominations and the main award in April and June soonest.