Nigerians took to Instagram to felicitate with Nollywood Veteran actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo as he was called to the Nigerian Bar on Tuesday.
Some fans of Kanayo, said they were inspired by his determination in actualising his age long dream of becoming a lawyer inspite of his age.
Reacting, a fan, @1954andcodecor said: ” So proud of my best actor, so proud, I am motivated and inspired. I have always loved law since high school…”.
Another fan @ezeboy said: ” This is pure product of determination and diligence, big congratulations sir”.
In her reaction, @ princess_gift 28 said:”Yesssss! Congratulations sir more strength.
@chiggomartins, in a reaction, said: “ Happy for you sir, I believe someday I will achieve more than these in life by the grace of God Almighty who helped you to make this great success” while @angel_ kco said” Congratulations sir.
Similaryly, @hyacinthagomu said” Kanayo O. Kanayo , MFR Barrister band Solicitor a big congratulations my big ‘G’. I admire your courage , congratulations once again”.
NAN reports that the actor announced that he had been called to the Nigerian bar, where he shared a photo of himself after he was called to bar.
“God is good. Finally, my age long dream has come through. Anayo Modestus Onyekwere, Esq. MFR (Barrister And Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria),” he wrote.
The 58-year-old actor said he took everybody by surprise five years age, when he enrolled for a Law degree at the University of Abuja.
He added that after his graduation in 2018, he went to the Nigerian Law School, where he passed the examinations in July.
Anayo Modestus Onyekwere popularly known as Kanayo O. Kanayo is a Nigerian veteran actor, that hail from Imo State, Nigeria.
He made his debut in Nollywood in 1992 in his role in “living in bondage” and in 2006, he won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a leading Role.
Kanayo has been involved in over hundreds of films in the Nollywood.
He is currently a UN ambassador and bears the title of MFR.