Congratulations are in order as Eyiyemi Afolayan, the daughter of filmmaker Kunle Afolayan and an actress herself, has received a nomination for the Best Young/Promising Actor Award at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).
Eyiyemi Afolayan shared this exciting news on her Instagram page and the official AMAA page, announcing her prestigious nomination.
Caption from the post read, “Eyiyemi Afolayan was nominated for The Best Young/Promising Actor Award at #AMAA2023 for ‘Anikulapo’.”
The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) is an annual event that honors excellence in the African film industry, recognizing both African professionals and non-African professionals who have made significant contributions. It was founded by Peace Anyiam-Osigwe and is managed through the Africa Film Academy.
As previously reported by Naijalegit, Eyiyemi Afolayan, the daughter of the renowned Nigerian filmmaker Kunle Afolayan, expressed her heartfelt sentiments in a touching birthday tribute to her father.
In a heartfelt message shared on her social media platforms, Eyiyemi conveyed her deep love, appreciation, and gratitude for her father’s unwavering support and guidance in her life.
“Hey there! 🎉 Happy, happy birthday to the most incredible dad in the world! 🎂🎈 On this special day, I want to take a moment to thank you for everything you do. You’ve been a constant source of love, support, and guidance in my life, and I couldn’t be more grateful to call you my dad. 💙
You’ve always been there for me, cheering me on, and helping me navigate life’s ups and downs. Your wisdom, strength, and unwavering belief in me have shaped me into the person I am today. I’m so lucky to have you by my side.
From the countless childhood stories you’ll tell us, to the fun adventures we’ve shared, every memory with you is a treasure. Your laughter fills the room with joy, and your warm hugs make everything better. You have a heart of gold, and your kindness and generosity inspire me every day.
On this special day, I wish you all the happiness, health, and success in the world. May your dreams continue to come true, and may every moment be filled with love and laughter. 🌟🥳
Baba mi, thank you for being my rock, my hero, and my friend. I cherish the bond we share, and I look forward to creating many more beautiful memories together. Today, and every day, I celebrate you and all that you are. Happy birthday, Dad! 🎉🎁🎊 Love you to the moon and back! 🌙💙 @kunleafo”