Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Dino Melaye, has made a Nollywood debut.
This is coming days after he was sacked as the representative of Kogi West Senatorial District and a fresh election ordered by the Court of Appeal between him and Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress.
Melaye will be appearing in: “Equity Unbound,” a television series.
He was unveiled as a lead character in the television series along alongside the National Chairman of Zenith Labour Party, Dan Nwanyanwu, and other notable Nollywood actors such as Bruno Iwuoha, Linc Edochie, Victor Decke and Paul Sambo.
“Equity Unbound” is said to be an idea of the Pillars of Hope African Initiative.
Speaking about the project, Chinyere Onyemekara, the Country Director of POHAI, said the main focus of the movie is on “equal rights and social justices in Africa”, using Nigeria as a case study.
Nigerians have taken to social media to react to Senator Melaye’s casting in the role, read them:
“Hahahaha, long overdue, i always knew he had the acting thing i him.” Sandra Philip.
“This is home coming for Dino, he belonged to nollywood from the beginning, politics was a mistake for him.”. Super Charles.
“Baba is lowkey taking another career path, when it is becoming obvious they are sweeping him out of politics.” Femi Salami.