INTERNATIONAL AWARD

Comedian Churchill receives his honouree award

He was feted at the 6th edition of the Annual African Entertainment Awards

In Summary

• He was awarded for his exemplary work in the comedy industry

Churchill holding the award
Churchill holding the award
Image: COURTESY

Comedian Daniel Ndambuki has received his honouree award from the United States of America.

Churchill was feted at the 6th edition of the Annual African Entertainment Awards, USA (AEAUSA), in 2020, but the award had not been shipped to Kenya.

He was handed a special honouree award for his exemplary work in the comedy industry.

Churchill expressed gratitude towards the organisers of the prestigious awards for recognition.

"Asante sana @aeausa for this recognition. Imefika Salama. On behalf of the entire support team behind me and the community we’ve all built together," he wrote.

"Despite the harsh 2020, there is always something to smile about. Thank you @AEA_USA for this. God wins again."

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