Promise not to tear up!
Truth be told, you will get emotional after watching this video.
Nigerians and Africans weren’t the only ones excited that Chiwetel Ejiofor got a nod from the Academy of Motion Pictures for his outstanding role in 12 Years a Slave.
His sister Zain Asher who is a news correspondent for CNN announced that her and family are over the moon about the recognition.
In the clip, where a colleague congratulates her, Zain delves into Chiwetel’s drive for acting, his survivor story and a bit of their Nigerian roots.