Uchenna Nnanna rededicates AMVCA win to sister who died in Sosoliso plane crash

Actress Uchenna Nnanna has rededicated her Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) to her late parents and her sister who died in the Sosoliso plane crash.

The mother of two bagged the best indigenous movie (Igbo category) award for her movie Nneka at the 2022 AMVCA held in Lagos on Saturday.

While collecting the award on stage, Uche dedicated it to her husband and her children.

In an Instagram post on Tuesday, the actress rededicated the award to her immediate elder sister Olaedo Nnanna who died in the Sosoliso plane crash.

She wrote: “APPRECIATION POST. I didn’t get here on my own alone. You are part of this success story and this history that was made on Saturday. I have been searching for the right words and each time I pick up my phone to type it’s all tears. Tears of joy, yes fam look at us, over the years, we have toiled, we have worked, we have kept the faith alive and just on this one God said this is it.

“For the records, this is my 5th movie which I produced myself and so hope this makes you understand the depth of my gratitude to God. I am re-dedicating this award to God Almighty who made it possible.

“Then to my late parents, My dearest mother Daylight nnem and Iyom Jesus who taught me how to pray and to always remain focused in life. My father Ezeudo the man of peace taught me that hard work really pays. I am happy I never forgot all you taught me. Your legacies live on.

“Hmmm to my immediate elder sister Olaedo Nnanna who died in the Sosoliso plane crash, I’m very sure you are smiling down on me from Heaven because this was all you wanted for me.

“Then again I will still thank my husband, my children, my wonderful siblings, My loving Mother-in-law and my husband’s siblings. @richie_ten@mikeymilanom.”