Njoro wa Uba wins coveted award in Nigeria
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Kenyan actor Joe Kinyua is a happy man after his TV series Njoro Wa Uba won at the 9th edition of the African Magic Viewers' Choice Awards (AMVCA) that was held on Saturday, May 20, 2023.

Njoro wa Uba won the award for ‘Best Original Comedy Series’.

A happy Joe Kinyua penned a message of appreciation to his fans for voting for his Comedy series.

“Waking up to some awesome news! Asanteni sana for the votes and a big congratulations to the entire #njorowauba team @moonbeam_productions_ke

“To God be the glory!” Njoro shared.

At the same time, Abel Mutua and Philip Karanja took home two awards - Best Movie East Africa and Best Indigenous Language Movie (Swahili) through their movie Click Click Bang.

The movie was directed by Phil Karanja and scripted by Abel Mutua.

 “We are grateful for the overwhelming support we have received from #philmambassadors and #wakurugenzi since we premiered Click Click Bang. These wins are a manifestation of the growth and progression of the Kenya Film Industry.

“We also applaud @djkrowbar and our entire sound department. We did not bag that one but we recognise the nomination and their hardwork in ensuring the film has impeccable sound.

To our crew and cast, y'all outdid yourselves👏🏾👏🏾Congratulations for this win!,' read the statement.

Phil It Production also congratulated actor Joe Kinyua aka Njoro Wa Uba for winning the award for Best Comedy Series.

“Congratulations to @kinyuajoe and the entire team for bagging Best Comedy Series "Njoro wa Uba".

“We are here for all the wins in the Kenyan Film Industry! @judynyawira. Tutumie bill ya @phil_director @abelmutua and yourself on us today 💃💃💃,” the statement said.

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