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Segun Arinze Recounts How He Almost Drowned While Learning How To Swim


Popular Nigerian movie star, Segun Arinze took to his Instagram page to share a story about how someone tried to drown him as a young boy.

The 54 year old actor popular for his villain roles, stated that since the incident, he developed phobia for swimming.

He however shared a visual of him learning to swim again, courtesy fellow actor Belinda Effah, Oge Okoye and also Regina Daniels’ husband Ned Nwoko.

In a statement he wrote: "When i was a young boy i tried to learn swimming in Asaba Delta State and one boy tried to drown me when we got into a fight at the river where we used to play. Ever since i had terrible phobia for swimming and ran away from any pool.

"So you can imagine me trying the swimming ropes many years after when @princenednwoko insisted i overcome the phobia by being my instructor thank you Distinguished Sir. Omo no be small thing ooo...see fear!

"Thanks to @fredoamata @belindaeffah @megastar_magazine @koffithaguru and my co-learner @ogeokoye for the motivations. It’s never too late to learn. #swim #overcomefear"


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