Nigerian-born British actress, Wunmi Mosaku won the award for Best Supporting Actress at the 2017 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (BAFTA).

The annual British Academy Television Awards, BAFTAs, was held on Sunday at Royal Festival Hall in London.

Mosaku won for her performance in ‘Damilola’, ‘Our Loved Boy’ which is based on the true story of the murder of Damilola Taylor (a ten-year-old Nigerian boy living in Peckham, London) and the subsequent trial.

The ‘Citadel’ actress was born in Zaria, Nigeria, and subsequently emigrated to Manchester, England, where she attended Trinity Church of England high school and Xaverian sixth form college.

Wunmi graduated from the Royal academy of dramatic art in 2007 and has appeared in a lot of films since then.

The 2017 BAFTA’s was held at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s Southbank and attended by British TV’s biggest stars including Ant and Dec, Olivia Colman, Thandie Newton and Ed Balls.

Congratulations Wunmi Mosaku!