Saturday night saw veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo walk away with a Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards presented to him by one of Nollywood’s greats –Pete Edochie. See full winners list here.
The elated actor took to social media to express his gratitude on the award a well as drop a few words of encouragement.
Read all he wrote below:
“So in just 33 years as a “pro-actor” I get a life time achievement award. I am humbled, thrilled and super-grateful. I want to thank all my Directors. Producers. Teachers. Colleagues… I want to particularly acknowledge Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan. Dr Mike Adenuga. My fans who continue to authenticate me. My wife who is my solid rock and safe place. And everyone that has made it with me on this incredible journey. It was an amazing night and who better to be on hand to do it for me than Ebubedike himself. The lion… Pete Edochie. I was also blessed to be in the distinguished company of 2 of my favourite people who are not just actors to me Mr and Mrsolu Jacobs. Thanks #AMAA
Dreams do come true if u hold on tight. This Warri boy has made good. It just tells me, everybody else can once they believe. God’s grace has indeed been more than sufficient for me. I am blessed beyond words. #RMDSaysSo #GodsSon #Blessed #AMAA2016 #Actor #WorkingActor #Graced”
Written by Olufunke Edidi
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