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25-Year-Old Nigerian, Graduates with High Distinction at NYFA 

Idorenyen Uko, a 25-year-old Nigerian filmmaker, has achieved academic excellence by graduating with the highest distinction from the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles (NYFA).

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Uko, an Akwa Ibom native, had a perfect cumulative grade point average of 4.00. Uko directed and produced notable films, including “Sincerely Me” and “Error Connection,” while she was a student at the academy.

Uko stated in a telephone conversation with NAN on Wednesday that her goals and ambitions went beyond the lavish lifestyle of Hollywood. She also emphasised how eager she was to return to Nigeria and transform the local film industry.

Uko said: “I aspire to create films that resonate with both Nigerian and international audiences alike. ”Our stories are unique, and it’s high time they received the global recognition they rightfully deserve. “I firmly believe we can achieve Hollywood-level production quality while staying true to our cultural roots.”

According to her, she received the prestigious Summa Cum Laude distinction at NYFA’s commencement ceremony, held in August. Uko said that the event was attended by fellow graduates, faculty members, family, and friends, all gathered to celebrate her remarkable journey and promising future.

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