Olumide Oworu, the Nollywood actor, model and rapper, has been announced as a returning cast member for the hit TV drama series, MTV Shuga. Olumide played “Weki”, a HIV positive teenage schoolboy in seasons 3 and 4 will return to excite audiences in MTV Shuga Naija.
Olumide stated that it feels great to be back with the amazing MTV Shuga team. He said, “Featuring in seasons 3 and 4 of MTV Shuga was a unique and exciting experience, which afforded me the opportunity of not only working with an array of amazing actors, but also gaining valuable knowledge, while being part of something that can actually change young people’s lives for the better.”
Other returning characters include Tobi, Leila and Princess, played by Timini Egbuson, Jemima Osunde and Sharon Ezeamaka respectively. The MTV Shuga TV drama series branches directly from the MTV Staying Alive Foundation’s aim to promote positive action and behaviour towards sexually related health matters amongst adolescents.