Veteran Nollywood actor, Nkem Owoh, on Saturday received a lifetime achievement award at the just concluded 2017 African Movie Academy Awards.
A member of the AMAA jury, Shaibu Hussein, presented the award to the ‘Osuofia In London’ actor to honour him for his dedication to Nollywood.
Accepting his statuette, Owoh dedicated his award to peacemakers all over the world.
Peace Anyiam Osigwe, founder of the award commended Owoh for his relentless efforts and consistency in the Nigeria movie industry.
Owoh, who won his first AMAA in 2008, is popular for his roles in movies like “Osuofia in London,” “Things Fall Apart,” “Onye Eze,” “Ukwa” among others.
He will next be seen in the upcoming and anticipated Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut, ‘Lion Heart’.
By Tony Nwanne