I don’t Know Gideon Okeke – Chiwetalu Agu

Tinsel actor, Gideon Okeke said that veteran actor , Chiwetalu Agu should be sanctioned for his use of vulgar words in movies.

Sunday Scoop reached out to Agu for his reaction to the allegations levelled against him , and he said , “ Let him leave the censors board to do their job , or does he work with them? Anybody can say anything or come to whatever conclusion they please . The viewers would judge whether I use vulgar words in movies or not. People who watch movies are the ultimate judges . I do not even know who Gideon Okeke is ; I do not think I have ever heard his name.”

“If people like AMAA are talking to me about this , I would know how to react appropriately. But this is an individual I do not even know . He has his own style , and I have mine which has won me awards all over the continent and even beyond .”

Speaking further, he said , “ This is the first time anyone will be accusing me of vulgarity . Others have been hailing me. What we do is satire ; we are re – enacting what happens in the society . People I have encountered and those who have called me have been full of praise for me. It will also interest you to know that I am the highest award -winning actor in Africa . ”

“I have 47 awards to my name; and the second person behind me has not even got up to 10 awards . Two years ago, I took two cows to church to celebrate and thank God for giving me the highest number of awards in Africa . Secondly , I have done 727 productions . It is a rare record in Africa . I am also the current hholder of the Best Veteran Actor award which was given to me in Ohio , United States of America.”

People like Olu Jacobs and other time -tested Nollywood practitioners were nominated for that same award but I was chosen. My record is the best in all ramifications. I have spent about 35 years in the movie industry, and I am a big pillar of Nollywood .”

“ Even former President Goodluck Jonathan confessed about three years ago that whenever he travels out of the country , foreign leaders ask after people like me, Jim Iyke, and Genevieve Nnaji. Because of that, he put N3bn into Nollywood’s account managed by Iweala


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