Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwo, has written a heartfelt appreciation note to her children, commemorating her industry Merit Award received at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award on Saturday evening.
Ozokwo expressed deep gratitude to her children and colleagues in a lengthy Instagram post. She also shared pictures from the AMVCA event, featuring herself, her children, and grandchildren.
The actress acknowledged the significant sacrifices her children made and the extended periods they had to go without their mother due to her demanding career. She emphasized that when she started her acting journey, social media did not exist, and success relied solely on talent, humility, word of mouth, and trust.
She wrote, “Lifetime achievement award.”
“When we started in the industry, there was no social media and so many other luxury we enjoy now. Progress was completely dependent on your talent, humility, word of mouth and trust.
“I appreciate my colleagues who work tirelessly and often times without recognition
“I appreciate my family who have always surrounded me with love and acceptance. My children sacrificed a lot and stayed long periods without a mother. At one point, my daughter became my PA and is still my Associate Manager till date.
“All marketers that believed in me from the very beginning. Too numerous to mention:
“Upper Iweka Road Onitsha. Pound Street Aba. Idumota Lagos. Alaba Lagos. All my wonderful directors.”
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