The cast of Kunle Afolayan’s Citation movie includes: French-Ivorian actor and screenwriter, Raymond Reboul; Haitian-born Hollywood actor Jimmy Jean Louis; veteran broadcaster and actor, Sadiq Daba; veteran Nigerian film director and actor, Wole Olowomojuore, aka ‘Baba Gebu’; upcoming Nollywood actress, Bukunmi Oluwashina; and fashion and lifestyle blogger, Temi Otedola.
The training which started in Enugu and Owerri is “geared towards creating a platform for the less privileged youths to discover and harness their hidden talents without being limited or affected by their present situation or environment,” according to Obi Faruk, Head of Operations for Pafex Youth Development Initiative.
Nollywood great Richard Mofe Damijo (popularly known as RMD) is one of the film’s stars. He would be working alongside Ntare Guma Mwine, star of the Oscar nominated film Blood Diamond. Mwine was also in the 2016 box office success Queen of Katwe, which featured Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o.
Richard Mofe-Damijo, RMD: “Meet my new son mike of bbn2019. I love my job. I get to not only meet people but be their friends or father or brother. All through the big brother season my 17 year old daughter was one of those rooting for Mike and here I m about to play his dad and begin a new journey.”