Sexy and super talented star actress, Mercy Johnson-Okojie has emerged the winner of the award for Best Actress in a leading role at the maiden edition of the Nollywood Movies Awards, held June 2, 2012 in Lagos. The actress beats other major contenders like Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola jolade-Ekeinde, Uche Jombo and Omoni Oboli to grab the award for her spectacular performance in ”Weeping Soul”.
The award for Best Actor in a Leading Role went to Joseph Benjamin who got double nominations earlier, beating the likes of Ramsey Nouah, Van Vicker and Charles Okafor to grab the award with his role in Tango with Me. The award for Best Actress in an Indigeneous movie went to Funke Akindele while Yinka Quadri won the award for Best Actor in an indigenous role. Naijaparrot says congrats to Mercy Johnson, you really deserve the award.