Inasmuch as former President Olusegun Obasanjo is known as being funny, no longer only a few were amazed whilst Samuel Ajibade, popularly called Spiff, featured OBJ on his comedy skit titled ‘Dele issues.’
In a talk with Spyreporter’s newsdesk, the actor explained how he changed into capable of ‘thieve’ some time from the previous president’s busy agenda to characteristic him on his comedian skit.
“It took the grace of God for me so as to characteristic OBJ on ‘Dele troubles.’ It did now not definitely take a lot time earlier than I were given him to seem at the show. while God wants to bless you, it takes place all of a surprising and before you are aware of it, things exercise session very rapid and you would be wowed.
“It become some thing that passed off based totally on the relationship my control had with human beings at the young people development centre of the President Olusegun Obansanjo’s library. They wanted to do the 2017 young people talk programme and the ex-president was billed to be one of the unique visitors that day. right now i was called to host the occasion, the idea struck me and i informed my management approximately it. I advised them that I desired to use my talent as my contribution to the awareness of the youths on this us of a these days particularly searching at the fashion of youths rising as presidents of other nations round the world. Nigerians are clever and smart humans and that i accept as true with that we can do better.
“After discussing with my control and they approved of it, I deliberate the whole thing and despite the fact that I prayed for the fine, I also predicted the worst. If it came about, first-class and if in any other case, i might have embraced it as nicely. when we met with the ex-president, he cherished the concept and we did the skit and he left. i was prepared for that episode, i used to be on standby and that i knew in which he changed into going to sit down, so I waited for him there with the script. while he arrived and bought into the concept and requested if that turned into the entirety, i was surprised on the query but spoke back inside the affirmative. He then asked if he ought to infuse some matters to the script and that i obliged him.”
Ajibola stated that he believed the ex-president would make an excellent actor because it took them less than five minutes and simply one take to get the process accomplished.
“We did the episode with most effective one take and it took us less than five mins. i was amazed with the result because i’ve met actors that do rehearsals for a long time however while it is time to execute the task, they could nevertheless make errors. i am now not announcing it’s miles an easy undertaking however some human beings are extra blessed than others. we all understand that Baba has a humorous persona and people have always wanted to look that. i’m happy i was the one that confirmed it to them. It was a privilege. There have been things he said that I had to bite my lips to keep away from laughing at the same time as we had been taking pictures. I should confess that i used to be surprised and awed even as i was in his presence but I maintained my composure. It turned into some thing that came about spontaneously. although I encountered some loss whilst doing the skit, i am happy that I took up the venture. I planned to shoot it the day I rented the equipment but things did not training session as planned, I prayed it happened and it did the following day,” the actor stated
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