Multi Award winning Actress, Genevieve Nnaji was among the distinguished Nigerians who today, received National Honours conferred on them by Pres. Goodluck Jonathan.
Ms. Nnaji was named, Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR)
A well deserved Award to an illustrous daughter of Imo State whose diligence and hardwork has earned her International recognition. A native of Mbaise, she has made Nigeria proud globally.
In 2009, Genevieve caught the attention of Oprah Winfrey and, was featured as one of the most famous people in in the World.
Also in October 2011, Genevieve was listed by Forbes as one of The 40 Most Powerful Celebrities In Africa.
Nnaji has frequently been hailed as Africa’s own answer to the likes of Julia Roberts, Reese Witherspoon and the rest of the feminine Hollywood stars. She started out in her acting career over 24 years ago, at the age of 8, playing a supporting role in a Nigerian TV series. Today, she is arguably Africa’s most revered actress and the poster girl for Nollywood- Nigeria’s burgeoning movie industry. The Nollywood diva has become one of Africa’s most recognizable faces, and has featured in over 80 successful Nigerian blockbusters. LINK
Need we say more? Yet, with all the accolades, she remains humble and down to earth.
IMO STATE BLOG is proud to identify with Ms. Genevieve Nnaji, MFR on her Award.