In Entertainment News by stephen abiodun on the 13th, June, 2020

Pete Edochie receives African Movie Legend award at TAFF

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Nigerian veteran actor, Pete Edochie has bagged the African Movie Legend award for his position within the growth of the movie business on the simply concluded African Movie Competition (TAFF).

In line with the stories, the pageant befell on-line from June 2, via June 6, 2020, in Dallas, United States of America, making it the primary ever digital award.

Nevertheless, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Edochie like many others was unable to attend the four-day pageant however he was in a position to comply with proceedings on-line from his Enugu residence, and was introduced with TAFF 2020 Residing Legends Award Certificates by actress Persistence Ozokwor often known as Mama G.

Additionally, plans are underway for the pageant founder and filmmaker, Kelechi Eke, to personally ship Edochie’s trophy after the pandemic.

Talking on the selection of Edochie for the honour, Eke who’s additionally a software program engineer, mentioned the veteran actor deserves the honour, having contributed immensely to the event of the African movie sector, along with bringing happiness and pleasure to many houses throughout the continent and past, the Guardian stories.

In line with him, Edochie got here into prominence within the 1980s after he performed the lead position of Okonkwo in an NTA adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s all-time bestselling novel, Issues Fall Aside, and since then, the bearded actor has not regarded again.

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