Veteran screen icon “Oesophagus to be called to serve in ministry
- Papa Nii stated that he intends to groom young actors and actresses for the movie industry
- He added that there is nothing wrong with foreign movies on our screens, as local movies are also sent outside the country
- He however called for regulations to ensure that local movies enjoy prime time viewership
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Popular Ghanaian actor Henry Harding, popularly known as Oesophagus, would soon be ordained as an apostle.
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The event is scheduled to take place at the Lifted Yoke Chapel in Accra on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 12:30 pm.
He is best known for his role in the popular television series, Taxi Driver, which featured other characters such as Master Richard and T.T, the taxi driver.
The programme captured the attention of Ghanaians in the late 90’s and early 2000’s
Papa Nii revealed on Accra FM’s Entertainment Capital that he has been “a man of God for so many years”.
In his interview with the host, Bismark Boachie (DJ Premier) on Saturday 28th October, 2017, he said that he sees this as an elevation to another level.
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He also revealed that he would focus more attention on grooming more talents for the benefit of Ghana’s movie industry.
Sharing his opinion on the influx of foreign movies into Ghana, he stated that there is nothing wrong with it. He mentioned that lots of local movies also find their way into other countries.
He however called for a legislation to ensure that more of the local movies get the prime time slots on television.
Papa Nii has starred in several other television series. Some of them are Dada Boat, The Arthurs, The Adoteys, Adults In Education, Home Sweet Home, Hotel St. James and Multi Kolours.
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