Election 2019: How celebrity actor Alex Ekubo ditched the Oscars to vote in Nigeria

Election 2019: How celebrity actor Alex Ekubo ditched the Oscars to vote in Nigeria

Following the recently concluded Oscars Awards show, a popular Nigerian actor just revealed how he bailed on the ceremony to carry out his civic responsibility.

The Nollywood actor identified as Alex Ekubo made the revelation in the Instagram comment section of his girlfriend’s post, Fancy Acholonu.

His lover had posted a picture of herself with a caption in which she disclosed that she attended the Academy Awards alone because her date was not available.

She added that he had to fly back to Nigeria to carry out his civic responsibility.

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She said: "Was sadly solo at the Oscars cus my handsome date had to fly to Nigerian to vote! Super proud of him for making #Nigeriadecides2019 a priority! A noble, humble & patriotic man."

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The actor had in turn responded to her post by noting that his country comes first. He, however, appreciated his lover for her understanding and added that they would both be attending the next edition of the highly coveted award ceremony.

See a screenshot from her page below:

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Election 2019: How celebrity actor Alex Ekubo ditched the Oscars to vote in Nigeria

Screenshot of exchange between Alex and Fancy. Photo: Fancyacholonu
Source: Instagram

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously gathered the report of media personality Toke Makinwa, who had taken to social media to share photos of herself at the polling station. In another photo, she was spotted with Babajide Sanwoolu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state.

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