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Airline isolates Kunle Afolayan amidst Ebola fears

11 August 2014, 14:38

Lagos - Nollywood actor and director Kunle Afolayan was reportedly isolated on a flight to the Seychelles to shoot parts of a film amidst fears of Ebola, reports Bellanaija

He revealed that he and his younger brother, actor and singer Gabriel Afolayan, were isolated from passengers on the flight because they were from the region where the Ebola virus is currently prevalent.

He also revealed that Gabriel did not have his yellow fever certificate with him and that they scheduled a medical screening for the day after their arrival.

The film maker said they had to go through so numerous procedures and sign various forms before they were allowed into the country.

Also read: Kunle Afolayan’s launches book for The Figurine

Kunle Afolayan has been a well-known figure in Nollywood since 2005 and has produced and directed the award-wining films The Figurine: Araromire and Phone Swap.

The Figurine won five major awards in the African Film Academy and experienced success in the Nigerian movie theaters.

His new film October 1 will be in cinemas soon.

Read more at Bellanaija.

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