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Nollywood gets representatives at National Honours Awards

19 September 2014, 12:05

Abuja - Joke Silva, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Kenneth Nnabue  will represent Nollywood at the National Honours Awards and will each be conferred with  'Member of The Order of Federal Republic' (MFR), reports Pulse.ng

This was revealed after  Nigeria’s President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan approved the  list for the 2013/2014 National Honours Award.

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 National honours are a set of orders and decorations conferred upon Nigerians and friends of Nigeria every year, who have rendered service to the benefit of the nation.

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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