Actress Patience Ozokwo emotional as she receives AMVCA Merit Award (Video)
It was all tears of joy for Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwo at the just concluded AMVCA.
The veteran actress had received the esteemed Industry Merit Award, which had caught her off guard.
In her speech, Patience revealed how she was cajoled by Charles Inojie to grace the occasion, unaware that she was an awardee of the night.
Taking to Instagram, Patience promised to pen an appreciation post to all but for now, she has to recover from the shock of the award.
“A few hours ago telling my daughter I might not make it to Lagos because my flight from Benin was canceled and the last flight out of Asaba was delayed.
I had to attend a family wedding in the East Friday and barely made it back to Lagos.
Thanks @charlesinojie for encouraging me to come.
Let me rest for now. My speech with come later”.
Congratulations Patience Ozokwo
The Standing Ovation 🌟🌟🌟🔥
Congratulations Mama G!!!!!#AMVCA9#AMVCA pic.twitter.com/HKdbXmBGuP
— Samzy (@SamzyVG) May 20, 2023
Bimbo Ademoye beats Funke Akindele to Win ‘Best Actress’ in Comedy award
Also winning at the award ceremony was Bimbo Ademoye, who broke her senior colleague and box officer record breaker, Funke Akindele’s five years record of Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards
Bimbo Ademoye was announced as the Best Actress in a Comedy/TV series, beating Funke Akindele, Mercy Johnson, and others.
Sharing the news on Twitter, the organizers of the show revealed that they were thrilled to announce the fast-rising actress as the winner.
“We’re thrilled to announce that the #AMVCA9 ‘Best Actress in a Comedy/TV Series’ award goes to the talented [@BimboAdemoye Selina]! 🏆
We celebrate her comedic talent and unforgettable performances. Congratulations!”.