By Benjamin Njoku
wapTV, popular Nigeria’s family entertainment channel was recently honoured at the maiden edition of the WeMove Awards, for the channel’s “Outstanding Contributions to Fitness and Wellness in Nigeria.”
The glamorous event took place at Photismos Conference Centre, Lekki, Lagos, last Saturday amid fun fare. wapTV received this noble honour following the channel broadcasts several TV Shows promoting a healthy and fitness-conscious lifestyle; including Health Matta, Shake Body, Boys Can Cook, Dear Shedams, Family Health, Make Your Food Your Medicine, Foodies and Spice, Usekwu Igbo, the fastest Shedder reality TV show, Africa Kitchen among others; as well as the coverage of several fitness and medical events over the years.
According to Wole Adenuga, Managing Director wapTV, “Fitness and Wellness is something which all Nigerians should pay attention to regardless of their educational background or socio-economic class.
As the first Pidgin-speaking TV Channel in Nigeria, we have always strive to show programmes which simplify these issues to properly enlighten our viewers. We appreciate this WeMove Award, and promise to do even more in this area.”
Launched in 2012, wapTV is a 24-hour Satellite TV Channel showing the best TV Dramas, Comedy Series,