Ngozi Ezeonu Bags Chieftaincy Title In Delta State
One of Nollywood’s prolific actresses, Ngozi Ezeonu will be honoured with a chieftaincy title come Wednesday, Sept.3 in Asaba, Delta State.
She will get the title of Ezenwanyi Ndigbo Na Nollywood title, meaning: Queen mother of practitioners of Igbo stock in Nollywood.
According to a press statement by the President General of the association, C.Chuma, Ezeonu was chosen for the title by the Igbo Film Forum and Ohanaeze Ndigbo Nollywood due to her immense contributions in the propagation, promotion and projection of Igbo culture and her dedication to duty.
Chuma added: “It took us four years of critical search and shortlisting and after four years of critical search for the Royal Queen of Umuada Igbo of Nollywood, the leadership of IFF and ONN settled for the delectable screen goddess and veteran actress, Ngozi Ezeonu.”
She will be presented with her staff of office at the fourth Nollywood Igbo Film Festival scheduled to hold on Wednesday in Asaba.
This isn’t the first honourary title to be bestowed on her as in 2011, she was named as the Igbo Cultural Ambassador by the Igbo Bu Igbo Cultural Movement Worldwide.