Nollywood Actress Fathia Balogun has won the ‘Lead Actress’ award in a movie at the just held Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA), which held in New York, USA on Sunday, September 4th 2016.
Faithia beat Omoni Oboli, Adesua Etomi, Genevieve Nnaji, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Belinda Effah to win the award after her completely-immersing role in the movie titled “Ishanna”.
‘Ishanna’ was released in 2015 and it featured other top Nollywood actors including Muyiwa Ademola, Kenny George, Babatunde Usman, Morenikeji Alausa to mention a few.
Speaking about the award, the thespian noted that, “I am honoured to have this recognition bestowed on me at this level. We put a lot of effort into the project, and everyone is deserving of this award”.
This award makes the list of Fathia Balogun’s 2016 awards including City People Recognition Award and One of Most 100 Most influential Deltans Award.