20th October, 2021
Popular Nollywood actor Anayo Onyekwere, popularly known as Kanayo O. Kanayo (KOK), said he would be conferred with a chieftaincy title by his traditional ruler, Eze Amaefule in Oboama, Ezinihitte Mbaise, Imo, on Dec.29.
Kanayo disclosed this on Wednesday in an invitation message made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu.
He appealed to his friends, associates and fans to set aside Dec. 29, 2021, for him, as he would be honoured with a chieftaincy title.
“Please consider this as a prior notice and as a friend, brother associate, your presence matters to me and my community.
“Let’s celebrate friendship. Ya gazie,” he said.
The thespian was on Oct. 9 conferred with the title of Mola Mossima of Batoke Kingdom in Limbs, Cameroon by the traditional ruler, Molive Otto.
On Oct. 16, he received the 2020 Sun Newspapers Nollywood Icon award for his excellent role delivery and iconic status alongside billionaire businessman, Obi Cubana.
Kanayo said he felt honoured to be celebrated while alive.
Expressing satisfaction over the award, Kanayo wrote in his verified Instagram page that “It feels so great to be honoured and celebrated. Thanks for celebrating me when I am alive.