The Katsina Heroes Award is an event organised to honour Katsina State indigenes who have excelled in different fields.
The Katsina Heroes Award has awarded Kannywood actor, Lawal Ahmed a Mercedes E320 car at its annual award show which took place in Katsina State.
Heroes Award is an event organised to honour Katsina State indigenes who have excelled in different fields of endeavor ranging from the academics, entrepreneurship, entertainment to sports.
Ahmed was recognized for his giant strides in the Kannywood movie industry.
Speaking with reporters in Abuja, the actor who could not contain his joy while giving gratitude to God for his successes in Kannywood said,
‘It still feels like a miracle to me. I never thought I would come this far in my career. It was indeed a very big surprise.
‘I just put in for the award and every participant was asked to mobilise their fans to vote for them. Everybody did and I won.’
Asked how he feels to be the first Kannywood actor to win a luxury car at an award in Nigeria, Lawal said he felt more than fulfilled.
‘Let me tell you apart from plaques that we are mostly given at award ceremonies, no Nigerian award comes close to the Katsina Heroes Awards.
‘This is the first time something of this magnitude will happen to any Kannywood actor or celebrity. So, I feel elated and fulfilled. This is a challenge for me to do better in the years to come.’
Lawal Ahmed is a recipient of many other movie awards.
He won the best supporting actor award at the 2016 Kannywood awards.
This post first appeared on TNS.
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