Ace Nigerian comedian, Bovi served as the co-host of the 2020 Headies Award ceremony alongside media personality, Nancy Isime.
The 41-year-old comedian, Abovi Ugboma paid homage to victims of the Lekki massacre that took place in Lagos State on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. He imprinted a bloodied Nigerian flag on a white native outfit.
During the award show, the comedian and co-anchor of the 2020 Headies ceremony wore the outfit during a segment of the event.
Though he never said a word pertaining to the shooting in Lekki; the imprint on the native attire resonates with viewers across the globe. The photo of the bloodied flag went viral on the night of the massive shootout at Lekki Tollgate during the heat of the #EndSARS protest in Lagos State and other parts of Nigeria.
Bovi was also one of the most outspoken celebrities during the #EndSARS protest in 2020.
Below is a photo of Bovi paying homage to victims of the Lekki massacre; and other protesters that lost their lives during the #EndSARS protest in Nigeria.
Equally important, Bovi co-hosted the 2020 Headies award ceremony alongside Nancy Isime.
On February 21, 2021, Nigeria’s premier music award show held via virtual and live media due to COVID-19 restrictions.
A lot of the show had been pre-recorded and the live event, featuring nominees held at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The red carpet began at 5 pm; while the main event commenced at 8 pm.
This is the 14th edition of the prestigious award ceremony.