One of the disadvantages of the rampant obsession with smart phones is the taking of personal pictures called selfie with the gadgets.
This social malady is the thrust of Episode 3 of Season 2 of "Professor Johnbull", the Glo sponsored TV satire which goes on air this Tuesday.
The drama series which will be broadcast on NTA Network, NTA International on DSTV Channel 215 and NTA on StarTimes at 8.30pm will feature Ghanaian thespian, Yvonne Nelson, who acts as Chantel.
The episode titled "Selfie Stick" portrays the numerous ways people are abusing the use of smart phones with Mercy Johnson (Caro) going gaga with her improvised selfie stick as she incessantly “took” pictures in different postures while undertaking various tasks.
Viewers of the didactic TV Series will experience the various ways the youth abuse the social media platform and get advised on how best to handle them. They will equally find the bombastic academic, Professor Johnbull's counsel invaluable as he pontificates on the correct uses of smart phones.
Globacom, the Executive Producers of the Series produced by one of Nigeria's iconic movie makers, Tchidi Chikere, said in announced that "the new episode is fittingly tagged Selfie Stick to underscore how serious the abuse of smart phones, social media platforms and the crave for selfie sticks among the young generation has become."
"Episode 3 of your darling TV Series Professor Johnbull, aptly tagged Selfie Stick is as didactic as it is humorous. It is one of our modest ways of stirring the conscience of our ever bubbling young generation to explore more the positive sides of the advancement the world has made in science and technology. It is an episode parents cannot afford to miss as it serves as a guide for all and sundry," Globacom added.
Regulars like Professor Johnbull, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Queen Nwokoye, Yomi Fash-Lanso, Mercy Johnson Okojie, Funky Mallam, Ime Okon, Bidemi Kosoko, Martins Neboh and Stephen Odimgbe will be in their elements in the episode which is a must watch.
A repeat broadcast of Selfie Stick, according to Globacom, comes up at the same time on Friday on the aforementioned channels.