Nollywood actor, Chinedu Ikedieze , popularly known as Aki, was honoured as distinguished visitor to the city of Miami, Florida on Monday.
The actor shared the news on his instagram page with some pictures from the ceremony . He was full of thanks to the Mayor of Miami who bestowed on him the prestigious title.
He wrote: “WHEN THE WORLD BELIEVED IN YOU
“Believe in yourself also! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy “- Norman Vincent Peale.
“From the bottom of my heart ? I say thanks ? to Miami- Dade County office of the Mayor and the County Commissioners for honouring me as a DISTINGUISHED VISITOR ? to the City of Miami, Florida. You have just given me a KEY to more SUCCESS in life.”
“Thanks also to MURPHY FOLORUNSO for putting this together via the Miss Nigeria ?? Florida Cultural Pageant ?. I am very grateful.”
The 3-year-old Abia State born actor joined the movie industry in 2000 and rose to fame after starring in the movie ‘’Aki na Ukwa’’.
Mr Ikedieze is best known for playing alongside Osita Iheme popularly known as’ “Pawpaw’’.
In 2007, he received the lifetime achievement award at The African Movie Academy Awards.
In 2011 he received a National Award of Member of the Order (MON).