Chiwetalu Agu has described Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, as good leader, but stating that he lacks the necessary wisdom to lead the agitation for sovereignty.The veteran Nollywood Actor stated this on Friday, February 28th, when BBC News Igbo paid him a visit at his residence in Enugu State.
The father of five during an interview session with the news platform which lasted for almost 2 hours noted that the IPOB leader is passionate about Biafra but is however still being majorly influenced by what he described as “youthful exuberance”
Chiwetalu argue advised Kanu to apply wisdom and be more pragmatic in his agitation if he must succeed.He also cautioned the IPOB leader on his vile approach towards dignified Igbo leaders such as the President-General of apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze, Chief Nnia Nwodo and so many others.Meanwhile, the actor also gave an insight into his personal life.
He revealed that he is happily married with five children.Chiwetalu Agu said he married from Mbaise, Imo State and he gave his wife’s name as Nkechi.The iconic movie maker has three sons (Izuchukwu, Chukwuemeka and Tochukwu) and two girls who are twin (Chidinma and Chidiebere).Two of his sons; Izuchukwu and Chukwuemeka are already in the university.
When asked if he has any ambition to delve into other ventures such as music or politics, he said music is what he would love to do after movies given that it is still in the entertainment industry, while stating that he used to nurse the ambition to go into politics, but not anymore.