Nollywood Movie Star Icon Bob Manuel Udokwu clocks 60 Today.
On Tuesday, Bob-Manuel Udokwu, a well-known Nollywood actor, turned 60, and his fans, friends, and coworkers celebrated by posting birthday wishes on social media.
In his letter to the actor-turned-politician, President Muhammadu Buhari lauded the actor’s fortitude in entering politics and holding public service.
In addition to serving as a Senior Special Assistant, New Media, and Special Adviser on Entertainment, Leisure, and Tourism for three governments, Udokwu ran for office in Anambra.
Bob-Manuel Obidimma Udoku will turn 60 on April 18, 2023. According to a statement from the president’s media aide Femi Adesina, “President Muhammad Buhari sends warm greetings to Bob-Manuel Obidimma Udoku on his 60th birthday, rejoicing with the entertainment industry, particularly Nollywood, where the notable actor has held sway for many years, featuring in more than 200 movies.
“President Buhari recognizes Bob Manuel’s important contributions to popular culture and the development of the second-largest film industry in the world, which he played in a variety of roles as an actor, director, and producer.
“The President applauds the actor’s bravery for entering politics and public service, however running for office in his native state of Anambra, and serving as a senior special assistant for new media and a special adviser on entertainment, leisure, and tourism for three different governments.
“Even though Bob-Manuel is 60 years old, President Buhari thinks his knowledge of the entertainment and creative industries will always be useful, particularly when advising younger people on their career choices. The President offers prayers for the actor who has won numerous awards and his family.