Actress Peggy Ovire received the Best Actor award on behalf of her husband at the just concluded maiden edition of the African Indigenous Language Film Festival, held last Friday at the Freedom Park, Lagos.
While receiving the award, Peggy told the audience how her husband mesmerizes her with his acting skills.
The thespian stated that she believes in Frederick Leonard and that’s why she’s proud to call him her husband.
She also recalled how she met her heartthrob in the movie industry, adding that it’s been a long journey for him after 20 years of sojourn in the limelight industry.
“My husband has been acting for 20 years. I also met him in the industry.
I believe in him
“It’s been a long journey. He’s coming from nowhere and now, he’s here. I also watched him learn his craft. He loves Nollywood, his acting is something else.
“Sometimes, I really wonder how he does it. This a young man who wanted to make something out of nothing. I am proud to call him my husband.
“This award means so much to him and it also encourages him to do more,” she said