Nollywood star Chinedu Ikedieze popularly known as Aki may be the first Nigerian actor to receive his own NFTs.
The actor recently announced that memes of his film character Aki will be turned into non fungible tokens, which are digital assets that can include films, photos, audio, and other sorts of data.
On Tuesday, June 9, 2021, the award-winning Nollywood humorous actor, who rose to prominence and a breakthrough in the industry with the film “Aki ni Ukwa,” posted the news on his Instagram page.
Aki remarked, while uploading a snapshot of a meme with inscriptions on it and thanking fans for their support,
“Now you have a chance to own some of the widely popular Aki memes minted as NFTs. Buyers will get a personalized video message from me. Part of the proceeds will go towards various charitable causes across Africa.”