Glo’s Professor Johnbull advocates modest celebrations at Christmas

As the social satire, Professor Johnbull, sponsored by the grandmasters of data, Globacom, enters the 8th episode of Season 2 this Tuesday, the well-accepted sitcom dissects the penchant for ostentatious lifestyle during the Yuletide season.

Tagged 'Ekeresimesi', an Igbo corruption of Christmas, the new episode, billed for airing at 8.30 p.m. on Tuesday on NTA Network, NTA International on DSTV Channel 251 and NTA on StarTimes is apt in its discourse of the pains many inflict on themselves in the bid to show off during Christmas.

The episode parades the regulars of the sitcom such as Professor Johnbull (Kanayo O. Kanayo), Elizabeth (Queen Nwokoye), Flash acted by Stephen Odimgbe, Mai Doya (Funky Mallam)thei time to watch the titillating episode, Globacom  in a CX a issued in Lagos on Monday said that "the new episode of Professor Johnbull, titled 'Ekeresimesi' cannot be more relevant than now when the festive season is by the corner and everyone is trying to outdo the other in a bid to show off their material gains in the passing year".

"We have no doubt whatsoever that the thematic pre-occupation of  'Ekeresimesi' will find relevance as we prepare to celebrate the Yuletide so that the essence of what Christmas is all about will not be lost on all of us. We are equally confident that after watching the episode, not a few people will want to make adjustment of the elaborate plans drawn for the celebration of the season, especially in the face of the current economic challenges confronting the nation," the statement added.
Viewers will find enthralling how Professor Johnbull handled his  invitation to the launch of his native Eziala village Emergency Fund Raising ceremony  and the expectations of the academic's folks. They will also watch how Olaniyi, gripped by strong aquisitive spirits,  increased the prizes of items in his restaurant to make brisk sales? Other posters the drama series will provide answers for include: Who is Ufoma trying to impress by borrowing to satisfy her village people? How true is the assertion by Mai Doya that once one has no money, one loses respect.
Again, viewers will also have the opportunity of seeing Professor Johnbull in his moralistic form as he postulates on how people can have a blissful Yuletide celebrations and still be financially buoyant in January.
The repeat broadcast of 'Ekeresimesi will be aired on Friday on the same channel and at the same time.

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