Popular Nollywood actor Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD) was currently honoured with the award for being an exceptional actor for the past 33years! The African movie Academy Awards which took place in port Harcourt during the 2016 edition indeed gave honour to the talented actor who truly deserve it.
RMD was filled with excitement and gratitude for the award and also specially to all those who had stood by him through thick and thin. And making his dreams a reality today.
This is one of the many awards the actor has rightly received and which he truly deserves. While expressing his happiness and gratitude he said: “So in just 33 years as a “pro-actor” I get a life time achievement award. I am humbled, thrilled and super-grateful. I want to thank all my Directors. Producers. Teachers. Colleagues… I want to particularly acknowledge Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan. Dr Mike Adenuga. My fans who continue to authenticate me. My wife who is my solid rock and safe place. And everyone that has made it with me on this incredible journey. “
Speaking about the night he said, “It was an amazing night and who better to be on hand to do it for me than Ebubedike himself. The lion… Pete Edochie. I was also blessed to be in the distinguished company of two of my favourite people who are not just actors to me Mr and Mrs Olu Jacobs. Thanks AMAA Dreams do come true if you hold on tight. “
“Being a Warri boy is now rewarding “This Warri boy has made good. It just tells me, everybody else can once they believe. God’s grace has indeed been more than sufficient for me. I am blessed beyond words.” he said. The actor who was overwhelmed with happiness also encouraged people to hold on to their dreams no matter how difficult the road seems. Because one day the reward for hard work will surely come.