With the current rapid downsizing of the Nigerian economy, everyone is looking for the easiest way to make fast money, irrespective of the means. Unfortunately, Ghanaian Actor, John Dumelo encountered some desperate thieves during in visit to Nigeria.
The Ghanaian actor has been in Nigeria for the past one week on the set of a movie location in Owerri, Imo State. Prior to the attack he shared a video while on set of himself and Nollywood actor and comedian, Francis Odega, Mr Gerrara hia. John recounts a close encounter he had with armed robbers
John recounts a close encounter he had with armed robbers:
‘Yesterday we were attacked by armed robbers on our way back to the hotel from filming in Nigeria. The robbers wearing black, blocked the car we were in, got down with their guns and walked towards our car.
‘It was God who took over the wheel. Our driver swerved and sped off. They just stood there watching. As if to say ‘these are not the people we have to rob’.
‘Anything could have happened to us. My brothers and sisters, there is God! Believe in Him and He shall protect you. I thank God for my life and the lives of my fellow actors in the car’.
The 32-year old actor has been in the film industry since 1991. He was nominated for categories Most Promising Actor and Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the 6th and 7th Africa Movie Academy Awards respectively. John is loved by the majority and is the first Ghanaian citizen to hit a million likes on Facebook.
The tall, dark and handsome Civil Engineer- turned-actor has been romantically involved with Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson, in the past. However, in 2015, he came public to say he would be getting married soon, but is yet to reveal the bride-to-be.