- Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwoolu, recently made veteran actress Iya Awero a very happy woman
- The actress was given a newly built 3 bedroom flat by the Governor of the state
- According to Sanwoolu, people like Iya Awero in the movie should be celebrated for their long years of service
Veteran Nollywood actress, Iya Awero, has been made a very happy woman by the governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwoolu.
The thespian was recently gifted a three-bedroom flat in one of the newly commissioned housing estates in the state.
In the video sighted by Legit.ng on Facebook, the governor presented the key to the actress and stated in his speech that movie stars who have aged should not only be celebrated after their death.
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Sanwoolu also stated that they should be appreciated and rewarded for their long years of service in the movie industry.
The elated veteran raised her house keys after receiving them for all to see.
Watch the video below:
This gesture got people talking and commending the governor for such an initiative.
Read some of the comments sighted below:
"While they are alive..Kudos."
"Nice, and congratulations ma."
"Laudable. God bless the governor."
"Very thoughtful, people's Governor."
Mary Oso Omotoso:
"Oh this is so so great."
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In a post which he shared via his official Instagram handle, the movie star revealed that he acquired his first home in the ancient city of Ibadan.
The excited actor who donned a white shirt, blue jeans and finished off with a pair of sneakers posed excitedly in front of his new home.
Maymunah Ajetunmobi is a Legit.ng journalist with two years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from the University of Ilorin with a Bachelor's Degree in Zoology. Maymunah is an entertainment/ lifestyle editor because of her passion for writing and media-related affairs. She believes in the uniqueness of every individual. Learn more about her on Instagram @munah__a.