Vero Tshanda, Angelique Kidjo receive their AMAA crest in Paris, New York

Angelique Kidjo

Congolese-born actress and star of the award-winning film, Felicite, Vero Tshanda, who won the Best Actress crest at this year’s AMAA last Saturday, could not make it to Lagos to collect her award personally, but she took to her social media platform to share a pix with her clutching the crest.

Vero, who is based in Paris, France, thanked the organisers for the award and the international jury for considering worthy of the honour.

“I am grateful to the organisers of the AMAA and the Jury for considering me worthy out of the other nominees to win the award.

“I must also thank the production team of Felicite, led by Alain Gomis, for the opportunity,” she said in a terse message on Facebook.

Also, multiple Grammy award winner Angelique Kidjo took to her Facebook page from her base in the United States to thank the organisers for her award of Best Supporting Actress.

The singer got the award for her role in Kunle Afolayan’s big budget movie, CEO.

The super star also thanked Afolayan for the opportunity to star in a Nigerian production.

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