Nollywood luminaries rallied around their peer, Ini Edo, as she received an honorary award, undaunted by the criticism she has faced.Ini Edo received the accolade from the Global African Summit for her contributions to Nollywood, honoring women shaping the film industry. Last year, her film “Shanty Town” garnered attention.
She attended the award ceremony in a yellow skirt and bra-like top, which sparked backlash from some quarters. Nevertheless, supporters like Alex Ekubo, Uche Jombo, Rita Dominic, Idia Aisien, and others celebrated her achievement.
Alex Ekubo wrote, “Congrats brown sugar
Uche Jombo wrote, “Women in film. Congrats
Rita Dominic wrote, “Congrats darling
Idia Aisien wrote, “Congratulations Queen
Linda Osifo wrote, “Congratulations
Sedaters Saviour wrote, “Congratulations ediyie
Celebrity stylist, Tolu Bally wrote, “Congratulations hun
One Edo Jnr wrote, “Congrats Madam more to come
One Delonyii wrote, “Congratulations natural beauty
One I Am Lybra wrote, “Congratulations Mom. More wins
One Ugochukwu Williams wrote, “Congratulations
One Abibat Adewale Onobete wrote, “Congratulations brown sugar
One Faith Omogwa wrote, “Congratulations smartest of them all
One Shes Pretty wrote, “Congratulations Mama”.
The movie producer, who made a game-changing debut with “Shanty Town” last year, discussed her collaboration with Netflix and the sacrifices it entailed.
She mentioned the emotional investment and prayer that went into the project.A few months ago, Ini Edo publicly appealed to American rapper and producer, 50 Cent, regarding his upcoming TV series on the convicted Nigerian fraudster, Hushpuppi.
She urged 50 Cent to cast a Nigerian actor as the main character.In response, 50 Cent, known for his successful series like “Power,” committed to creating a story about Hushpuppi.
Ini Edo emphasized the importance of casting a Nigerian actor for the role.In unrelated news, Ini Edo addressed Tonto Dikeh’s remarks about her being stingy and cautioned those seeking help to look elsewhere. Ini Edo also posted a cryptic message about safeguarding one’s reputation.