Kumawood actor, Yaw Adu popularly known as Sumsum Ahoufe has revealed in an interview that despite the fact that Michael Essien has international recognition, he is still popular than him in Ghana.
According to the actor, the favour he has obtained through his acting career has made him known by both the rich and the poor.
Speaking with Poleeno Multimedia, the actor disclosed that only the rich knowns Michael Essien which makes him more popular than him.
To Sumsum, the rich who have DSTV and watch football know Michael Essien but looking at the poor living in the villages, they all watch Kumawood movies thus making him more popular than the footballer.
Citing an example, he said; “…you, should in case Michael Essien passes through Circle, only the young guy who watches football will recognize him but all the market women will easily recognize me because of my eyes and the favour I have obtained through my acting career”
Watch the interview below(Forward to 22:50 minute)