Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson got emotional at the AFRIFF closing ceremony when her friend, actor Gideon Okeke finished his amazing performance of the life of Afro-beat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.
Gideon Okeke posted a photo of the overwhelmed Mercy on his Instagram page and thanked her for her support and friendship.
“To me she’s always “Mercy Ojoma Johnson”
My classmate from Secondary school.
Nigerian Navy Sec. School PH.
U see there’s a method to her reaction.
The first time Mercy saw me perform FELA
Was in SS2. She didn’t wanna act back then.
I was President Literary-Debating-Dramatic club.
My greatest JOY after watching the show on YouTube was to see Mercy almost shed a tear. Even if I dropped the ball at that performance….I Knew I got someone in the audience on Siki-5. (LUDO)
Now Y’all know that performance was a long time coming. 🙌🏾 Mercy-J …..I love U honey.
Good to see U Rocking 🌹✊🏾 Somebody tag her pls.”
Mercy also replied his post saying, “Gideon My Friend and My Brother From Way Back.This meant alot to me cus U Were AFRIFF.U CLOSED AFRIFF LIKE A TRUE STAR AND THAT GOT ME EMOTIONAL.I WAS SO PROUD TELLING EVERYONE “I KNOW HIM THANK U”