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AMVCA 2016: Nollywood Actress Bukky Ajayi gives emotional speech As She wins AMVCA Industry merit award at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

Nollywood veteran Bukky Ajayi has just won the ‘Merit’ award  at the AMVCA and while receiving it, she gave a very emotional speech.

“I wish I could stand up. But if I stand up I will fall down. Are you all standing for me? Thank you. I am very very grateful to you.”

Emotion ran high tonight as veteran actress, Bukky Ajayi was announced the winner of this year’s AMVCA  Industry merit award at the AfricaMagic Viewers Choice Awards. The industry merit award was given to her alongside another veteran actor, Sadiq Daba for their contributions towards the development of the nation’s movie industry.

Standing ovation greeted the announcement of the 82-year-old  actress as she was wheeled to  the stage to receive her priceless  award. With tears rolling her cheeks, the octogenarian actress pleaded with anyone she has offended to forgive her  just as she has forgiven anyone that has offended her. Her speech was emotional as silence enveloped the hall while it lasted. I didn’t see it coming – Kemi Lala Akindoju Star of Tunde Kelani’s “Dazzling Mirage” movie, which was released last year, Kemi Lala Akindoju is currently in a joyous mood. She has been picked as the AMVCAs’Trail Brazer of the year. She is walking away with a brand new SUV car. Receiving the key to the SUV, Lala said, she did not the gesture coming.


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