Genevieve Nnaji missed London Film Festival
29 October 2013, 12:18
Abuja - Genevieve Nnaji was absent at the BFI London Film Festival premiere of Half of a Yellow Sun because she was "ill with the flu."
The Nollywood actress, who plays a supporting role in the 2013 Nigerian drama film directed by Biyi Bandele, was missing at the premiere attended by Chimamanda Adichie, actors Chiwetel Ejiofor and OC Ukeje, Best Games boss Nimi Akinkugbe and the director general of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Nigeria, Arunma Oteh.
"Unfortunately Genevieve was unable to attend the London premiere of Half Of A Yellow Sun as she was taken ill with the flu and advised to rest", publicist Vannessa Amadi told Nigerian Entertainment Today.
Amadi explains that Genny sad she could not attend as "she had flown into the UK just days before specifically for the event."
Genevieve has since "completely recovered" and is back to work in Nigeria.