Singer, Naira Marley, has offered the sum of N1m to Nollywood actor, Jude Chukwuka, after a video of the actor singing his 2019 song, ‘Mafo’ went viral.
The 26-year-old made the offer on Saturday when he asked Marlians, as he calls his fans, to help him locate the man in the video.
“I’ve got 1million Naira here for you sir. Marlians help me find him, ” he tweeted.
Culture journalist and teacher, Shaibu Hussaini, then identified the actor and even included his phone number bur deleted the tweet after other Twitter users pointed out that it was a breach of the actor’s privacy.
Shaibu later stated that that Jude had been contacted and thanked Naira Marley for the gift.
“Dear All, I am told that the stage and screen actor Jude Chukwuka has been contacted by ‘his’ marlian children. Thanks to all who retweeted and @officialnairam1 for the gift. His case ti di 10 Alive,” he tweeted.
Jude had originally posted the video on his Instagram page on Friday with the caption, “Another Friday.”
The screen and stage actor is Igbo but speaks flawless Yoruba.
His movie credit includes The Delivery Boy, Lockdown, Mentally and Timeless.
He has also appeared in the TV series Castle & Castle and Shuga.