Popular Nigerian and veteran actress Patience Ozokwor popularly known as MAMA G, had been named the Merit Award Winner, at the just concluded African Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA).
The AMVCA also acknowledged her as the recipient, as they posted a message on their Twitter page.
She joins veterans like Olu Jacobs, the late Bukky Àjàyí and so on who have been recognised in this category in the past.
Patience Ozokwor is a Nigerian actress, musician, and evangelist. Born on September 14, 1958, in the Ngwo village of Enugu State, Nigeria, she has become an iconic figure in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
Patience Ozokwor began her acting career in the early 2000s and quickly gained recognition for her exceptional talent and versatility. She has portrayed a wide range of characters in various movies, including both comedic and villainous roles. With her unique style and commanding screen presence, she captivates audiences with her performances.
Mama G’s ability to convincingly portray wicked and controversial characters has earned her a special place in the hearts of movie enthusiasts. Her memorable roles in movies such as “Glamour Girls,” “Blood Sisters,” and “Mother of Truth” have contributed to her immense popularity and the success of these films.
“We are thrilled to announce that the legendary Patience Ozokwor is the recipient of the esteemed Industry Merit Award at #AMVCA9! 🏆🎉
A true icon of the Nigerian film industry, her exceptional talent, and remarkable contributions have shaped the landscape of African cinema”
In her appreciation remarks, the veteran actress gave thanks to her creator. She said: “Thank you, Jesus, I can’t thank you enough”
While receiving the award and also admitting the award had caught her by surprise, she thanked her fans and said she would die for their love.
“I will die for your love, nothing matters to me anymore the hate or those who don’t appreciate me”
She also appreciated the organisers, “MNET, I thank you and I didn’t even know what I was coming to do here, Thank you for giving me this”.
Patience Ozokwor has been recognized for her roles in various movies in the Nigerian movie industry.
Despite her fame and success, Patience Ozokwor remains down-to-earth and is admired for her humility and warm personality. She continues to inspire and entertain millions of fans worldwide, leaving an indelible mark on the Nigerian film industry and the hearts of her admirers. OYO NEWS