Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke was honoured yesterday (24th October) at the 2015 Planet Africa Awards gala. The event was held at the Pearson Convention Centre in Ontario, Canada. The award recognition is for people and businesses who make profound impact in their societies..
This year’s event was headlined by Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter, Dr. Bernice King, Julius Garvey’s son, Marcus Garvey, and Bob Marley’s wife, Sharon Marley.
Former recipients of the award from Nigeria include Professor Wole Soyinka and Nollywood’s Zach Orji. This year, the winner of the prestigious award is new dad, Jim Iyke.
The actor shared the good news on his Instagram page and wrote
‘Ha!! Bagged Planet Africa Entertainment award 2015. For King Harv! #GratefulLord #TiredButHappy#MenWithClass #ThatChairTho #MenWithClass#HarvPaPa #TorontoChronicles‘