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Star Kerry sends Uzo birthday wishes in Igbo language

Social media was abuuz on Tuesday with Hollywood actress Kerry Washington’s birthday wishes to her Nigerian colleague, Uzo Aduba, in Igbo language. Igbo is one of the three major languages in Nigeria; others are Hausa and Yoruba. The scandal star, who is married to an Igbo man, Nnamdi Asomugha, took to her twitter handle @kerrywashington to send her wishes. American actress Kerry Washington and Hubby, Nigerian-born Nnamdi Asomugha She wrote:”@Uzoaduba, Ncheta Ubochi omumu gi. Ekele diri Chineke.” (Happy Birthday. Glory be to God.) Uzo, who stars in ‘Orange is the new black’, celebrated her 37th birthday on February 10. She replied Washington’s wishes in Igbo, through her twitter handle@Uzoaduba. She wrote:”Heh Nwannem Nwanyi, Ina asu Igbo??!!. Maka odi mma! Nwanne daalu maka ubochi Omumu m.” (My sister, so you speak Igbo? it is well. Thank you for wishing me a happy birthday.) Uzo Aduba The wishes have been trending on twitter with ‘Kerry Washington Igbo’ becoming one of the most searched item on the social platform. Here are some of the reactions: @Gladyss tweeted: “Kerry Washington’s Igbo is getting better than mine…. I have no excuse.” @nothing_dome wrote: “Damn, let’s talk about how @kerrywashington’ s written Igbo has far surpassed my own. SMH. Next thing, her jollof rice will come pass my own.” @Ucheperkins tweeted: “Nnamdi Asomugha has taught Kerry Washington my Igbo dialect. He has done well.” @thecelebrallemon tweeted: “At the top of the list of things making us smile today, (a very long list) is this beautiful Igbo exchange between actresses, @kerrywashington and @uzoaduba.

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