Veteran actor, Anayo Modestus Onyekwere popularly known as Kanayo O. Kanayo, has been called to the Nigerian Bar.
The 58-year-old actor wasamong the new wigs celebrated today at Eagle Square, Abuja.
Five years ago, the actor took everyone by surprise when he enrolled for a Law degree at the University of Abuja. He graduated in 2018 and went to the Nigerian Law School where he passed the examinations in July 2020.
The Nigerian movie actor who won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2006,
shared a photo of himself after his call to the bar.
He wrote ”To God be all the Glory. You can now address me as Anayo Modestus Onyekwere, Esq, MFR ( Barrister And Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria)”.
However, In 1992, Kanayo made his debut movie appearance in the film Living in Bondage. Kanayo has starred in over 100 films.
He is a native of Mbaise in Imo State.