November 30, 2021
By Hassan Gbassay Koroma
Nigerian High Commissioner to Sierra Leone has expressed appreciation that the twin brothers in the Nigeria entertainment industry have been re-united.
His Excellency Henry John Omaku was on Saturday November 27, speaking at the Nigeria Chancery Building in Freetown, whilst addressing Peter and Paul Okoye (P-Square), who have gone to pay homage to the embassy in Sierra Leone.
Peter and Paul Okoye (P-Square) were in Freetown to participate in the 2021 EcoFest festival hosted by Abu Bakarr Turay Esq.
“I want to use this opportunity to welcome you to the Embassy of Nigeria (your home), and I want to assure you that you are safe in Sierra Leone.I want to say that I am extremely happy to learn that you have reunited as P-Square, which shows that blood is thicker than water,” he said.
He said the government and Nigeria is proud of them, because they are selling the image and culture of Nigeria.
The Nigerian diplomat said it is a custom that when Nigerians come to Sierra Leone, they pay visit to the embassy and sign in to let the embassy knows that they are in the country.
He said the embassy can help provide security and protection should the need arises.
He said he is also proud of Abu Bakarr Turay for organizing such event that brings together Africa young entertainers.
Also speaking, Peter Okoye said they were very elated to be at the embassy to pay homage, and that they were happy that they have been reunited and promised that they will continue to represent the good image of Nigeria.
“Tonight is our first performance together since we separated in five years. Thank God we are back,” he said.
The twin brothers, who for over 10 years ranked as one of the biggest entertainment groups in Nigeria and in Africa, Peter and Paul Okoye (P-Square), were reported separated in 2016.
Samuel Animashaun Perry, better known as Broda Shaggi, one of the biggest Nigerian comedian, actor, songwriter and musician also paid homage to the embassy.