Actor Idris Elba arrived his father’s native Sierra Leone for the first time over this...


Veteran film actor, Idris Elba, had arrived in his father’s native Sierra Leone for the first time, the government said this is where he is due to receive citizenship and celebrate Christmas with the president.

The British-born movie superstar landed in the seaside capital Freetown to a small crowd on Wednesday, according to a government official who declined to be named.

Idris Elba was reportedly born in London but his mother is from Ghana while his father was Sierra Leone born, he had expressed interest in investing in eco-tourism.

Elba was best is known for his roles in Marvel franchise films such as ’Thor and The Avengers’, but is also a successful rapper and DJ. He was named People magazine’s ’sexiest man alive’ in year 2018.

William Robinson, the deputy tourism minister of Sierra Leone's has disclosed to AFP that Elba planned to visit Sherbro Island renowned for its pristine tropical beaches and celebrate Christmas with the President named Julius Maada Bio.

It was also disclosed that the actor is expected to receive a Sierra Leonean International passport before Christmas, said by a government official who declined to be named.

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