Nigerian actress Omotola applauds Ghana for its airport, Cedi

Nigerian actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde said she was surprised that the Cedi had more value than the Nigerian currency; the Naira.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

In an Instagram post, she also praised Ghana for the newly built Kotoka International Airport, Terminal 3.

She said she was surprised that the Cedi had more value than the Nigerian currency; the Naira.


She added that she changed 10, 000 Naira in Ghana and was only given GHC 120.

This is in contrast to what Ghanaians say about their own economy and the currency as well.

Omotola  who was in Ghana for the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2018 took to Instagram to share an experience she had in Ghana when she came for the awards.

She is not the first Nigerian celebrity to share her admiration of the KIA, Terminal 3. Other celebrities including Nigerian gospel musician Eben, Tuface, Kanayo O. Kanayo, and others have said similar.


Another thing that surprised her was the hospitality of Ghanaians. She recounted how her two phones were given back to her even after she had forgotten to pick them up while filling her immigration details.

Read her full post below:

“Okay… So Economists, come and analyze oh… this Amongst other things was quite alarming on my trip to Ghana. Hmm… I changed N10,000 (Ten thousand Naira) and it was only worth ….. C120 ( One hundred and twenty cedis) Not C1,200 and certainly not 12,000 cedis but a mere 120 cedis!!! 1 dollar in Ghana is 4.8 cedis! #Ghanamustgo and they have Gone, are they moving faster than us? I don’t want to talk about the airport, Tubaba has already talked about that but I forgot both my phones while signing the immigration cards, about 10mins later, it was announced to pick them up at guest services! Ha! # GiantofAfrica? #Getbusy #Getbusy #Getbusy. Abi? I’m I missing something? ”


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