The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated actress and comedian, Ayo Edebiri on winning the Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the 75th Emmys Award for her role in The Bear.
In a statement, the governor said, “I heartily congratulate our own dear Ayo Edebiri, for emerging as the ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series’ at the 75th Emmys Award for her role in The Bear.
“The honour comes barely a week after the 28-year-old sensational actress, comedian, producer and television scriptwriter, bagged the Best Actress at the Critics Choice Awards and Golden Globe Awards.
“Cerebral, innovative and exceptionally talented, Ayo Edebiri has continued to give a good account of herself, putting our State and nation on the global stage for good.
“We are proud of your lofty achievements which are a testament to the indomitable Edo spirit, which places hard work, diligence and determination as core virtues in pursuit of excellence.
He added: “We celebrate your genius and artistic excellence as you continue to serve as an inspiration to many young Edo youths looking out for worthy mentors to guide them right in a world filled with numerous distractions.
“On behalf of the Government and good people of Edo State, I extend my warmest congratulations to you and am confident that you will continue to soar and shine brightly, bringing more glory to your family, our State, and Country. Congratulations champ?”