Taking it to social media, Amina said the new deal is a dream come true and that no one should sit on his or her dream.
She will be hosting the live event together with Nigeria’s media personalty, Ik Osakidouwa.
“It was all a dream…” The first time hosted by an EAST AFRICAN!!! Humbled beyond words. Thank you so much to the entire @dstv_kenya fam for being so instrumental to my career from the jump. Thank you Tim, Jakki, Maggy, and every one from @maishamagiceast for the constant love & support manze. From Eastleigh 3 rd street to one of the biggest stages on the continent. Let no one tell you anything is impossible,” she posted.
While announcing the appointment of Amina, Africa Magic Director, Africa Channels, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, lauded Amina’s cheerful personality.
“We are excited to present Amina Abdi Rabar as the new female co-host of the 7th edition of the AMVCAs. She is vivacious, full of wit and has a very cheerful personality. We look forward to her and IK bringing some magic on stage as we gather to celebrate the best in film and television”, said Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu.
Several Kenyan media personalities and celebrities have taken it to the comment section to congratulate their counterpart for the deal.