CELEBRITY OF THE WEEK

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Halima Atete is our celebrity for the week. This beautiful and talented lady is a well known face in Hausa film industry.
Halima Atete is a popular Kannywood actress who hails from Maiduguri, Borno state. 

 
She is known for playing mischievous and jealousy-filled roles.
Halima was born on 26th November, 1988 in Maiduguri, Borno state, Nigeria. She attented Maiganari Primary School and then Yerwa Government Day Secondary School from there she proceeded to Mohammed Goni College for Legal Studies where she obtained a national diploma in Shari’a and Civil Law.

Halima joined Kannywood in 2012 when she was featured in Asalina (My Origin) which she produced herself. She appeared in over 150 films like: Dakin Amarya, Wata Hudu, Hannu da Hannu, Maza Da Mata and many more.

Halima is a talented actress that has won a number of awards. She received the best upcoming actress award organized by City People Entertainment, Lagos in 2013.

She was also recognized by Nollywood Voxafrica as best actress 2016 in the UK. She was also crowed by Arewa Music and Movies Award as best charismatic actress 2016.

Halima’s heart is as pure as her smile, she runs a foundation ‘’Atete Foundation’’ which provides assistants to IDPs in Borno, Adamawa, and Gombe States.

BY MAIMUNA BAGUDU

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