#WakeupNigeria: Meet Solomon, Nollywood star actor living with Down Syndrome
Solomon Omere, a recent graduate of the foundation and teaching, was a guest at TVC #WakeupNigeria Show on Monday. Solomon was in an attendance with one of his coordinator who disclosed, Solomon is now a TV series star actor and still living with Down Syndrome.
Speaking with Solomon during the show, he disclosed that SuperStory, the popular television series, commenced its new season titled Godwin few months ago to the delight of viewers. The series stars Solomon Omere, a multiple-talented 26-year old man living with Down Syndrome.
The TV drama, which has Omere playing the titular character, also stars a number of popular artists, including Kehinde Bankole, Zack Orji, Toyin Alausa, Bolanle Ninalowo, Chinyere Wilfred, Pa James, and others.
Managing Director Wale Adenuga Production (WAP), during a previous interview with news men said, “One interesting thing about this production is that it is not about a person living with Down Syndrome, begging for your acceptance. Rather, it is about him excelling in life and fulfilling his dreams in a way that you will be the one craving his acceptance. According to the National Down Syndrome Society, 1 in 691 babies are born with Down Syndrome in Nigeria and Godwin is set to provide enlightenment and eradicate the prevailing stigma.”
Godwin is available to millions of viewers nationwide via Pat TV and local stations. Especially CONSAT Channel 812.
This is an eye opener for people and parenst of kids living with Don Sydrone, it is an encouragement for them to know that, all hope