Nollywood Star, Femi Adebayo, Joins Emmy Awards Academy

Nigerian popular actor, Femi Adebayo has expressed his joy over his selection to join the International Academy of Television Arts, and Sciences, a non-profit, membership organisation, based in New York City, United States of America.

A statement sent to newsmen reads partly, “In a momentous stride for the Nigerian film industry, celebrated actor and filmmaker, Femi Adebayo, has been welcomed into the esteemed fold of the International Academy of Television Arts, and Sciences.

“The International Emmy Awards, organised by the International Academy of Television, Arts, and Sciences, stands as a beacon of excellence in recognising outstanding television programming produced outside the United States, and Adebayo’s induction onto this international platform serves as an inspiration for aspiring actors and filmmakers across Africa.

“Also, this achievement does not only mark a personal triumph for Adebayo but also underscores the growing influence and impact of African cinema on the global entertainment landscape. It is also a resounding testament to his remarkable contributions to the world of entertainment, particularly his stellar performances in the movies— ‘King of Thieves’, and ‘Jagun Jagun’.”

The prestigious academy organises the internationally acclaimed International Emmy Awards, a platform that acknowledges excellence in the television industry on a global scale.