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By Tosin Clegg

At the recent Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMCVA), esteemed actor Richard Mofe-Damijo was bestowed with the prestigious Industry Merit Award, also known as the Lifetime Achievement Award. This honor stands as a testament to his illustrious career, marked by a multitude of accolades, blockbuster films, international recognition, and his iconic status as a household name.

At 62 years old, Mofe-Damijo has left an indelible mark on the Nigerian and African film industry.

Known for his remarkable performances in iconic films such as “Diamond Ring,” “30 Days in Atlanta,” “The Wedding Party,” “King of Boys,” “God Calling,” and many others, his acting prowess is unparalleled. His distinct style, honed over years of experience, has endeared him to audiences across the globe and earned him a reputation as one of Africa’s finest actors.

Throughout his career, Mofe-Damijo has effortlessly transitioned between lead roles, supporting characters, and various genres, showcasing his versatility and depth as an actor. Directors and producers clamor for him to feature in their movies, recognising the value he brings to any production with his seasoned artistry and commanding presence on screen.

Receiving the Industry Merit Award at AMCVA was a crowning achievement for Mofe-Damijo, affirming his status as a titan of African cinema. As he continues to inspire generations of actors and filmmakers, his legacy as an icon in the entertainment industry remains unmatched.

A significant aspect of his personality which sweeps the hearts of many is his fashion sense, in which he pays attention to detail. Rolling off from his choice of accessories to the fit of his clothes, every element is meticulously curated. He often complements his outfits with tasteful accessories, adding a personal touch that enhances his overall look.

His fashion sense is a testament to his understanding of style, his appreciation for tradition, and his ability to innovate. 


His clothing choices not only enhanced his public persona but also contributed to his legacy as a cultural icon. As RMD continues to evolve in his fashion journey, he remains a beacon of style and sophistication in the African entertainment industry.

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