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Obesere, My Lagos, ‘Everyone knows why they are in Lagos and what they’re doing’

The Fuji star is in love with Lagos women, and he wants more of them. But his wife is his favourite celeb…


How long have you been living in Lagos?

I’ve been living in Lagos for about 36 years now. That means I’ve been here almost all my life.

What’s your earliest Lagos experience?

It’ll be difficult to remember, I was very young when my mom brought me to Lagos.

What do you like most about Lagos?

I like the fact that everyone is hustling. No one wants to depend on anyone. The city is active, everyone knows why they’re here and what they’re doing.

What do you hate about Lagos?

The hold-up. Armed robbers. Then there should be more women in Lagos.

How do you move around Lagos?

I move in my different cars. But I always tint my car windows so that people won’t disturb me.

What’s your favourite Lagos hangout?

I like quiet places and popular bukaterias.

Apart from Lagos, what other city are you attached to?

That’s Ibadan, where I was born.

Who’s your favourite Lagos celebrity?

My wife.

What new projects are you working on?

Several. Miss Sidophobia is coming, and several other shows.


(First published in 2005)



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