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NFC commends nollywood stars over national honours

24 September 2014, 17:30

Lagos - The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC)  has commended Actresses Joke Silva, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and producer Kenneth Nnebue for being honoured with with the Member of the Federal Republic Award (MFR), reports City Voice

The commendation was made in a  statement released in Jos, Plateau State on Tuesday, by the Managing Director of the Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), Danjuma Dadu.

Dadu said that the recognition of the film practitioners shows the relevance of the film industry in the nation’s growth.

Also read: Nollywood gets representatives at National Honours Awards

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde  is an award winning actress,veteran  Joke Silva is a veteran actress,  while Kenneth Nnebue’s film  Living in Bondage gave birth to Nollywood.

The conferment will hold on September 29  at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

The Nigerian National Honours include; Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (GCFR), Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON), Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (CFR), Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON), Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR), Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON), Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR), Member of the Order of the Niger (MON).

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