Nollywood Actor Kenneth Okonkwo (Andy) Honoured With A Doctorate Degree In Abuja

The Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria on Saturday at the National Merit Award House in Maitama, Abuja, conferred the award of Professional Fellowship Doctorate (PFD) on veteran actor Kenneth Okonkwo.

The selection committee of the Institute, which carried a detailed appraisal of Kenneth Okonkwo stated that "this is coming as special recognition to appreciate your contribution and commitment to Economic growth and development of this country Nigeria...

"Your practical commitment and approach to Economic activities is a source of motivation which is worthy of recognition. Your attribute outstand you as an achiever of remarkable intelligence, dignity and commitment to the service of humanity".

Recall that Kenneth Okonkwo was lead actor of the first major movie in Nigeria; Living in Bondage and this started what is now known today as Nollywood, which is today employing millions.