Gisthouse Unveils Kate Henshaw as African Icon for February

February 18, 2023
Kate Henshaw GistHouse

By Aduragbemi Omiyale

A Nigerian movie star, Kate Henshaw, has been unveiled as the Gisthouse African Icon for February 2023.

“We are most excited and privileged to announce Kate Henshaw, a bonafide superstar of Nollywood, the world’s third biggest movie industry, as the GistHouse Afrocentric Icon for February 2023,” the founder of Gisthouse, Dr Ope Banwo, informed newsman at a press conference to unveil the award-winning actress.

Mr Banwo explained that Ms Henshaw was selected as the African icon for the month of February 2023 in recognition of her contributions to Nollywood and socio-political issues in Nigeria.

He noted that the thespian would be celebrated on Gisthouse on Friday, February 24, as the icon of February, with different special rooms to be dedicated to celebrating her and her body of work while also hosting her to a special conversation on the GistHouse platform.

“Henshaw was selected as the Afrocentric Conversation Apps Icon of the month after a rigorous selection exercise by its users and management that involves consideration of some of the most outstanding black Africans in all works of life.

“She was chosen out of 100s of other worthy African icons with consideration for her lifetime body of work in elevating the Nollywood Movie Industry globally. She has not only excelled as a marquee actress, with dozens of international blockbuster movies to her credit, but she has also been a major force in speaking on burning socio-political issues in the country.

“A celebrated actress, Kate Henshaw is the ideal professional who is not blind to the social issues in her country, and who is not afraid to speak out when the need arises. Apart from attaining legendary status in her acting career in Nollywood, Kate Henshaw continues to be a potent force for good in her country Nigeria, as well as an inspiration to ladies, youths, and lovers of progress generally.

“Gisthouse will be celebrating her as its February Icon of the Month in several ways during February,” he noted.

On his part, the Operations Manager at Gisthouse, Mr Bayo Babatunde, noted that Gisthouse Platform would Kate Henshaw as its platform icon throughout the month and beyond in various ways ranging from conversations about her career, to honouring her on all our social media platforms.

“The entire Gisthouse family congratulates Kate Henshaw and calls on all lovers of Afrocentric achievements to join them in congratulating and celebrating Kate Henshaw this month, for her amazing contributions in uplifting the Black African identity and talents globally through her body of work in the Movie Industry, and for elevating the level of discussions and participation in social issues in Nigeria,” he concluded.

Gisthouse is the first Afrocentric audiovisual Conversation Platform that has successfully merged the best of audio apps such as Clubhouse, Twitter Spaces, Spotify, and Zoom into an integrated platform for people and businesses from all walks of life.

With its industry-leading features and benefits, the Gisthouse Platform provides a safe and rewarding environment for people of all colours to host different audio and video rooms on any topic, and provides advanced features for rewarding conversations on everything, including business, politics, religion; personal development, self-development, dating; business meetings; networking, friends, family meetings among others.

The Gisthouse platform is available for free download on all app stores and rewards all new and old users with gistcoin cryptocurrency that also acts as the platform means of exchange, gamification, and interaction.

Aduragbemi Omiyale

Aduragbemi Omiyale is a journalist with Business Post Nigeria, who has passion for news writing. In her leisure time, she loves to read.

Leave a Reply

Crypto Market
Previous Story

Naira Appreciates Across FX Segments as Crypto Market Rises

Nigeria output
Next Story

Nigeria’s Crude Output Now 1.6mbpd—Kyari

Latest from Showbiz

Don't Miss