Feb 22, 2015 – Official Pictures: Nigerian Movie Celebrities In Gambia For 50th Independence Celebration, Aki, Mama G, Segun Arinze, Monalisa Chinda Meet African Presidents
Segun Arinze Calls Obasanjo A Fool, Warns Celebrities Not To Greet Him
Some selected Nollywood delegates represented Jonathan last week Wednesday in Banjul, the capital of Gambia during the 50th independence day celebration of the West African country.
Gambian President Sheikh Prof Yahya Jahmeh, a close friend of Vice President Sambo and Jonathan honoured the Nollywood celebrities with a special Red carpet welcome.
Celebrities like Segun Arinze, Chinedu Ikedieze, Monalisa, Mama G, Chief Chika Okpala, Francis Duru and others joined Benue Governor Gabriel Suswam and Namadi Sambo at the event.
Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo also attended the event however, the Nollywood delegates sent by Jonathan snubbed him and greeted Sambo who reportedly sat beside Obasanjo during the event.
Fillers at the event said Obasanjo was snubbed by the paid celebrities acting on President Jonathan’s instruction delivered to them by Segun Arinze.
Another source said they heard Segun telling the celebrities not to look towards that old fool while Kanayo O Kanayo was said that have cautioned him to watch his language in public.
The source said the Nollywood celebrities also ignored some Nigerian dignitaries who came to the event on invitation.
See more photos of the Nollywood stars in Gambia below:
Imagine Segun Arinze calling Obasanjo that ‘old fool’ all because of money…See wetin hustling is turning our celebrities into… It is a pity.