Kanayo O. Kanayo celebrates 50th birthday, launches foundation


On Sunday, veteran actor and lawyer, Kanayo Kanayo, has celebrated his 60th birthday at the Muson Centre Onikan, Lagos.

Family, friends and associates of the actor were present in their numbers to congratulate him.

While appreciating God for adding to his age, he also thanked his family and friends for the backing they have given him over the years.

Kanayo had two birthday entries. One was in all-white attire while he showed up in a bowler hat, a traditional red cap worn by chiefs in Igboland for the second appearance.

He was later joined by his children on stage in to cut the birthday cake in a session anchored by popular comedian, Ayo Makun, aka AY.

Some of those present include: Kingsley Moghalu; a former Chief Executive Officer of Transnational Corporation and Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirant in the last Anambra State election, Valentine Ozigbo; entrepreneur and socialite, Obinna Oyiegbu, aka Obi Cubana; Big Brother Naija winner, Hazel Onou aka Whitemoney; veteran singer, Zaaki Azzay; actor, Victor Osuagwu; and comedian, Stanley Chibunna, aka Funny Bone.

The actor also used the medium of his birthday celebration to launch his new ‘The Kanayo O Kanayo Foundation’ at the event.

By Damilola Olufemi