According to News Agency of Nigeria NAN, the stars received the awards at the 5th anniversary of the Annual Peace Achievers Awards, held in Abuja yesterday 25th September.
Kenneth received the award for the best actor of the year while Tonto got the actress of the year award.
According to Kingsley Amafibe, the project director of PAA, the entertainment stars are recognized for their immense contributions to the growth of the movie industry, which has created jobs for many youths.
In his words:
“These veterans contributed a lot in building social harmony and peaceful coexistence in Nigeria, using the motion pictures.
The Nigerian Movie Industry has become one of our unifying factors. It entertains and brings happiness to Nigerians, which are crucial keys to peace in spite of tribal and religious differences.
Besides, as individuals, these actors have also championed some humanitiarians that have impacted the society, in one way or the other.”
Congrats to Tonto Dikeh and Kenneth Okonkwo on their great achievement.
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