Favourite Nollywood actor Kanayo O. Kanayo has inspired a lot with his new feat as a Lawyer.
The celebrated Nigerian movie star regardless of the profession he earlier found himself has been able to work through it to become the newest barrister(Lawyer) in town.
Kanayo O. Kanayo made this known on social media. He wrote:
“To God be all the Glory. You can now address me as Anayo Modestus Onyekwere, Esq, MFR ( Barrister And Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria)”
In another post by the veteran actor on Twitter, he advised his fans not to give up on their dreams not matter how long it takes to manifest.
He has finally achieved his childhood dream. Congratulations!!!
Anayo Modestus Onyekwere (popularly known as Kanayo O. Kanayo, born March 1, 1962, in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria) is a Nigerian actor and lawyer. In 2006 he won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in the movie “Family Battle”.
In 1992, Kanayo made his debut movie appearance in the film Living in Bondage. Kanayo has starred in over 100 films. He was nominated in 2008 for African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in the movie “Across the Niger”. His most recent movies are Up North and Living in Bondage: Breaking Free
He is currently a United Nations ambassador and bears the title of MFR. Kanayo was among various Nigerians honoured by the government in 2014 during the centenary celebration.
Kanayo enrolled with the University of Abuja and in 2019 graduated with a Law degree before proceeding to the Nigerian Law School’s Abuja campus. In 2020 Kanayo was called to the bar.