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Aki & Pawpaw To Play For Nollywood Today

By Tope Olukole
Aki & Pawpaw To Play For Nollywood Today
LISTEN SEP 3, 2011

The president of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGM), Mr. Segun Arinze, has announced that popular actors, Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme, better known as Aki and Pawpaw, will be in the Nollywood team that will battle Nigeria's top music stars at the Match of the Stars taking place at Teslim Balogun Stadium today.

Mr. Arinze confirmed this during a telephone conversation with Chief Tony Okoroji, who is the chairman of the Ceremonial Sub Committee for the burial of music diva, Christy Essien-Igbokwe, who transited to the world beyond on June 30.

According to Mr. Arinze, “with Aki and Pawpaw on the field, the musicians will be chasing shadows as they will dash with the ball in between their legs.”

The list of the stars playing for team Nollywood includes former AGN President, Ejike Asiegbu; actors, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Fred Amata, Ramsey Nouah, Nonso Diobi, Desmond Elliot, Yemi Blaq and Basorge Tariah Jr. Also in the team are Charles Abazie, Rykardo Agbor, Femi Ogendegbe, Emeka Enyiocha, Charles Inojie, Ejike Metuselah, Frank Dallas, Famous Otakponwen and Don Pedro Obaseki. Segun Arinze will captain the team, while the team manager is Abubakar Yakubu

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