By Annette Amondi
Akothee’s daughter Dion Okello popularly known as Rue Baby has been nominated for ‘best model of the year’ award at this year’s D.E.A.R awards.
The Diaspora Entertainment Awards Recognition (D.E.A.R) is a prestigious international awards ceremony that has been running for the past four years.
“The apple does not fall far from the tree. Just like the mother Akothee Dion Okello has made a name for herself in the modelling industry. Please congratulate Aggrey Dion Okello for her nomination at DEAR awards 2018,” a post from the awards social media pages read.
Excited by the nomination, Akothee took to social media to congratulate her daughter following the nomination.
“Waking up to God’s blessings @rue.baby from Rongo to the World , go my baby go , VOTE @rue.baby BEST MODEL OF YEAR @Dearawards, Well, I did your visas before you became a professional model thinking of just travelling with you the World, but now you travelling for good & better reasons, My daughter just do what you are good at doing, you never know who is watching, congratulations on your nominations POWER OF MANIFESTATION,” Akothee wrote
Akothee won ‘Best Female Artist’ 2017 in the very same awards her daughter has been nominated in.
Rue Baby is currently the face of Nivea after she won the contest organized by the international brand a few months ago.
The annual award which has been running for four years now is scheduled to take place in Dallas, Texas on September 1st.