Funke Akindele, a Nollywood actress, has officially returned to social media to celebrate herself.
Since yesterday, congratulations have been flooding in for the actress from “Omo Ghetto Saga,” who received an invitation to join the Academy Awards.
Funke Akindele expressed his happiness in a formal statement after receiving an invitation to join the Academy award.
She made a remark “it is such a big deal”
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397 notable artists and executives had received invitations from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to join the group in 2022. Professional qualifications were used to choose membership, and representation, inclusion, and equity were continuous goals. There were 71 Oscar nominees and 15 winners among the class of invitees this year.
The list of 397 individuals invited to join the Oscars as voting members for the nominees and eventual winners included Funke Akindele, director, producer, and writer Blessing Egbe, actor Daniel K Daniel, and Nigerian-born motion picture practitioner and filmmaker Newton Aduaka, who now resides in Europe.