Every week after the grand burial of the mum of nightclub proprietor and businessman, Obi Iyiegbu, aka Obi Cubana, actor, Emeka Ike, has mentioned these criticising the lavish show of wealth on the weeklong occasion haven’t any proper to take action.
In an interview with Saturday Beats, Ike mentioned, “All of us thoughts each other’s enterprise on this nation as a result of persons are all the time in search of the damaging issues. As he (Iyiegbu) is spending, it shouldn’t be anyone’s drawback. He’s merely having enjoyable. And if it’s a manner of honouring his late mom, what stops him from calling his mates to return round and rejoice her life? Perhaps, that’s his manner of doing it. He has additionally mentioned that he has helped many individuals and plenty of of them would wish to repay the favour.”
Ike additionally disagreed with those that mentioned that Nollywood painted most wealthy Igbo folks as occultists. He mentioned, “There are other ways folks can present their affluence. Some may select to ‘spray’ cash and it may very well be a one-off factor. I don’t suppose I’ve heard Kanayo Kanayo spraying cash wherever prior to now.
“We’re not going to carpet all that due to somebody spraying cash at a perform. Perhaps Cubana had been good to them and so they determined to spray that amount of cash. Nevertheless, it’s left for the federal government to determine whether or not to ban spraying of cash or not.”
The actor additionally maintained that Nollywood actors weren’t all about exhibiting off. He mentioned, “Folks can have no matter opinion they need about Nollywood. The trade is numerous and there are numerous folks working in it. The truth that some actors sprayed cash there doesn’t imply we must always carpet the entire Nollywood. Later this month, we (some actors) are going to fee a pc centre with over 20 computer systems, desks and equipment at Ejigbo Group Excessive Faculty, Lagos. It is usually fitted with a projector display. We’d give awards to the most effective college students in sure topics, and excellent academics.”