Abubakar Bukola Saraki, the senate president on Sunday, February 18, 2018, stated that popular Nigerian comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel, popularly known as Emmanuella, who is set to feature in a Disney Hollywood film, is an inspiration to young Nigerians.
Saraki, in posts on his official Twitter and Facebook accounts, also invited Emmaneulla to the Senate to discuss developing young talents in Nigeria’s creative industry.
The Senate President said:
“Congratulations Emmanuella! Make sure you make them laugh over there.
“Your story is an inspiration. Come by the Nigerian Senate sometime, let’s discuss how we can develop the potential of our young talents in the creative industry.”
Congratulations Emmanuella! Make sure you make them laugh over there.
Your story is an inspiration. Come by the @NGRSenate sometime, let’s discuss how we can develop the potential of our young talents in the creative industry.
— Bukola Saraki (@bukolasaraki) February 18, 2018
Emmanuella Samuel is one of the most popular comedians in Nigeria and she is only seven years old. Her talent was discovered by Mark Angel, a comedian who is also her cousin.
Emmanuella was born on 22nd of July 2010 in Port Harcourt. Her parents are from Imo State.
Her popularity soared right after she starred in the Mark Angel Comedy skit, “This is Not My Real Face Oh”.
From 2015, she started to win awards for her performance. Some of them are the Nigerian Entertainment Awards, City People Award, and Niger Delta Special Talent Award.
This young comedian is one of the most popular celebrity kids in Nigeria. She has won several international awards, like: Princess of Comedy, Prominent Kid Comedienne both won in Australia.
Emmanuella, who appeared on CNN in 2016, is believed to be the richest child actors in Nigeria. She is believed to be worth N25 million.