Nigerian former presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) and one of the most influential politicians in Nigeria, Mr Gregory Peter Obi, paid his respects to the veteran Nollywood actor, Pope Obumneme Odonwodo, popularly known as Junior Pope.

On May 17, Junior Pope was laid to rest in his hometown of Nsukka, Enugu State, where friends and well-wishers gathered to pay their respects and tribute.

Nigerian Nollywood legend and former LP presidential spokesperson shared a video and photo of Peter Obi at the movie star’s home in Nsukka.

Peter Obi was among the prominent Nigerian personalities who visited the movie star’s family. In a viral video and images circulated on social media, Peter Obi was seen donating money in an envelope and consoling the deceased actor’s wife and their three sons.

The emotional photo of Peter Obi with Junior Pope’s sons generated a buzz on social media, with netizens praising Peter Obi for his kind-heartedness.