Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday described Popular Nigerian comedienne, Emmanuella Samuel, popularly known as Emmanuella, as an inspiration to young Nigerians.
Emmanuella who is just seven years old is set to feature in a Disney Hollywood film. She made the announcement herself on her Instagram account:
officialemanuella: Thanks @disneystudios God bless everyone whose support has added to bringing us here. I never dreamed of being here so soon. I miss Success. I love you all.
Saraki, in posts on his official Twitter and Facebook accounts, also invited Emmaneulla to the Senate to discuss developing young talents in Nigeria’s creative industry.
The Senate President said: “Congratulations Emmanuella! Make sure you make them laugh over there.
“Your story is an inspiration. Come by the Nigerian Senate sometime, let’s discuss how we can develop the potential of our young talents in the creative industry.”
Emmanuella was born on 22 July 2010 in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. She started comedy at five years old and has won many local and international awards.
Some of her jokes on YouTube, under Mark Angel Comedy, have garnered millions of views. One of them, Best of Emmanuella has over 6million views. Another, Best Five of Emmanuella has 17 million views.
Watch one of her jokes: