Dakore Egbuson-Akande is worth her weight in gold in the Nigerian and indeed African entertainment industry. Dakore is an accomplished, well loved and highly regarded Multiple Award-winning Film/Stage Actor, TV personality, Vocalist/Dancer and Humanitarian.
Dakore studied Mass Communication (Minor in PR & Advertising)(Print Media Major) at the prestigious University of Lagos. She has been a Brand Ambassador for several major brands such as Pampers (P&G) Nigeria, Cow & Gate (Danone Nutricia), Amstel Malta (Nigerian Breweries) and most recently H2O( Pepsi), MTN (Nigeria’s biggest telecommunications company) Nestle Milo(beverage)and most recently in 2019, Amstel Malta(Nigerian Breweries)for the 2nd time.
In 2018 Dakore was recognized as one of the Most Influential people of African descent (MIPAD) recognized by the UN. Dakore is also a jury member for”Nollywood in Hollywood” which is a platform in conjunction with USC to bring carefully curated Nigerian content to a wider audience. The films are screened at the Egyptian Theatre and USC film school. She has also partnered with the UN in the campaign for girl-child education and violence against women.
She recently won the Best Actress in a leading role prize for her work in ISOKEN at the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2018 And Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) 2018.
In 2020 she became the face of 2 sure hand and surface sanitizers (Seven-up bottling company). She is the current Ambassador for Action Aid Nigeria an international N.G.O with the aim of sensitizing Nigerians to align with the poor and disadvantaged in society. In her humanitarian work she was the 1st Nigerian actor to be named Ambassador of Amnesty International and Oxfam America in the campaign for the control of arms and ammunition.