Uzee Usman, a Northern actor, is urging Nigerians to vote for him as he becomes the first Northerner to be nominated for Best Actor in a Drama.
NewsReport learned that his performance as Banza in the film Voiceless earned him a nomination for this prestigious award in the film industry.
The actor, who is overjoyed, stated that this is one of his dreams come true.
He stated that playing the role of BANZA was similar to acting in any other film, and he expressed gratitude that it has garnered attention.
In a social media post, the actor wrote, “One of my goals/dreams have come to fruition… I’ve been nominated for an AMVCA – ‘Best Actor in a Drama for my role as BANZA in the movie VOICELESS !!
“I can’t keep calm and I give God all the Glory! It is an honor bringing characters to life for a living and playing BANZA was such a gift! Please do me the honor of voting for your boy! It would really mean so much!!
“I act and perform bc I have a passion for it but being recognized for the work is truly an added beautiful blessing!
“Thank you all for your votes, prayers, support, and well wishes thus far and to come! I don’t take it for granted “.
He also thanked the management of Africa Magic for the nomination.
He is also listed as one of the awardees as Best Actor in the Northern Nigeria Peace Awards held on 31st March in Abuja.