At the 2017 edition of the Northern Nigeria Peace Award (NNPA), popular Nollywood Hausa actor, Ali Nuhu was one of the recipients of the prestigious silver ware. The actor won in the category of “Northern Nigeria Actor of the Year” for his immense contribution to the Hausa Cinema.

Ali Nuhu

Ali Nuhu’s breakout role came in “HIV AIDS” centric drama: Wetin Dey and he has since gone on to star in multiple English and Hausa films earning him the title “King of Kannywood”. The award’s objective is to recognize individuals in the society whose efforts have gone a long way to restore long lasting peace in the troubled northern part of Nigeria.

Source: Vanguard Nigeria

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