Actress and social media personality Akuapem Poloo has been awarded by the organisers of the Islamic Personality Awards.
The actress on Thursday, November 2, was adjudged the 2023 Creative Art Personality of the Year at the ceremony that took place at the National Theatre.
This is her first award since converting to Islam about a year and a half ago.
Speaking at the event, Akuapem Poloo said she felt honoured to have received the award and appreciated that the Muslim community embraced her.
She stated that she is committed to Islam and has felt loved by the community.
In a social media post, Akuapem Poloo noted that she was thankful for the audience presence that kept shouting her name when she was called to receive the award.
“Oh yes and this is my first award in 2023 oo @islamicpersonalityawards thanks for the Award CREATIVE ART PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR 2023 aww see how My brothers and sisters are Chanting my name POLOO POLOO they are so happy for me,” she wrote.
In another post, Akuapem Poloo noted, “Haha this 2023 I thought I won’t get any Awards oo but boom @islamicpersonalityawards made it happen All thanks to Allah.”