The need to be wary of pranks lovers play during the annual St. Valentine’s Day is the focus of Episode 1 of the new season of Glo-sponsored TV drama series, Professor Johnbull, entitled Be My Val, which aired yesterday on NTA Network, NTA International on DSTV Channel 251 and NTA on StarTimes.
In a statement, Globacom assured fans of the social satire of an exciting episode that will highlight the importance of the event that is celebrated worldwide.
The company said: “We have no doubt that the teeming fans of Professor Johnbull will find Season 3 as exciting as ever. We are confident that each episode in this new season, like the episodes in the first two seasons, will thrill viewers superbly.
“We carefully selected the topics to be treated in this new season to continuously reflect our day-to-day living as a people. Be My Val, the first episode of the season, which will air again on Friday, is a clear testimony to this.”
Directed by Tchidi Chikere with Richard Mofe Damijo, RMD, and Chief Chika Okpala (Zebrudayah) as production consultants, Be My Val features Professor Johnbull (Kanayo O. Kanayo), Elizabeth (Queen Nwokoye), Churchill (Jnr. Pope Odonwodo), Caro (Mercy Johnson-Okojie), Olaniyi (Yomi Fash-Lanso), Flash (Stephen Odimgbe), Jumoke (Bidemi Kosoko), Samson (Ogus Baba) and Ufoma (Bimbo Akintola).
In the new episode, the erudite professor treated the following questions in relation to the concept of true love: should love be celebrated only on one day in a year? Should love be mutual, sacrificial or be based on what one can gain from the other party?
What are the fortunes of the less-privileged, the orphans and the abandoned ones on Valentine’s Day? Is Valentine’s Day a day to defraud people? What are the games ladies play on Valentine Day?