For years, talented actress, Queen Nwokoye, who is doing well in Nollywood, has been snubbed by the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), one of the major awards organisers in Nigeria.
However, her efforts have now been recognised by the organisation. She was recently announced a nominee for the Best Actress Awards in Leading Role Category.
The actress, who is based in the Eastern part of Nigeria, expressed her gratitude and excitement to be finally recognized for her hardwork.
According to her, the nomination came as a pleasant surprise and she thanked fans who made it possible.
"I am still not over the pleasant surprise of being nominated in the 2015 AMAA Awards Best actress in a Lead role category. Now City People Entertainment awards. Thank you so much everyone. I really appreciate you.
"I wouldn't have come this far without you. Being patient and waiting for Gods time pays. For me, being nominated is winning. Yes, I said it hehehehehehe," she wrote.
Queen Nwokoye’s role in Chigozie Atuanya’s movie, Chetanna, got her the nomination and she is set to battle for the trophy with other top female stars in likes of Lesliana Pereira, Aida Wang, Jocelyn Dumas, and Ini Edo.