AMVCA 2017 Rita Dominic wins Best Actress in a Drama

Rita Dominic has won the best actress at the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for her role as Suzy in "76."

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Rita Dominic at AMVCA 2017T play

Rita Dominic at AMVCA 2017T

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Rita Dominic has won the best actress at the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for for her role as Suzy in "76."

The actress beat Bimbo Akintola - 93 Days, Ivie Okujaye - Slow Country, Adesua Etomi - The Arbitration, Zimkhita Nyoka - Vaya, Meg Ottamwa - Derailed and Hannah Ojo - Love is A Prank.

"After almost two decades in this industry, I'm still here, I'm still doing this. It can only be you, God," the actress said while receiving the award.

The actress who played the wife of an army in the movie, dedicated her award to all army's wife.

"I dedicate this award to the unsung heroes; the armies wife," she said.

Rita Dominic and Ramsey Nouah on the set of 76 play

Rita Dominic and Ramsey Nouah on the set of 76

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About "76"

Set six years after the civil war, "76" stars Ramsey Nouah as a young officer from the Middle Belt, who gets into a romantic relationship with an O-level student from the South-eastern region.

However, their relationship is strained by constant military postings. He gets accused of being involved in the 1976 unsuccessful military coup and assassination of General Murtala Mohammed, and the heavily pregnant wife, gets entangled in an emotional dilemma.

"76" starred the actress alongside Ramsey Nouah, Daniel K Daniel,

The movie earned Izu Ojukwu the best director award, and also won the best overall movie at the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award.

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