Gombe State-born Nollywood actor, Nuhu and a foremost Nigerian comedian from the North, Sosthenes Ayuba have been honoured at the 2017 edition of the Northern Nigeria Peace Awards (NNPA).

They bagged the award on Friday night in Abuja at the event organised by Peace Ambassador Agency (PAA), an organisation that promotes national peace and integration.

Ali Nuhu Nuhu, popularly referred to by fans as “King of Kannywood”, received the “Northern Nigeria Actor of the Year” award.

Sothenes Ayuba, who hails from Kaduna State, also the President of Abuja Body of Comedians (ABC) was honoured with the “Northern Nigeria Comedian of the Year” award.

Other recipients of the peace awards include Angela Twani as “Northern Nigeria Entertainment Entrepreneur of the Year”, and Rachel Bakam honoured as the Northern Nigeria TV Presenter of the Year”.