Thursday, 9 October 2014

Meet Chiedozie Nzeribe 'SAMBASA' an Actor that refuses to be put in a Box

Chiedozie Nzeribe Siztus popularly known as SAMBASA is an Actor, Model and an Entertainer. He hails from Anambra State, Nigeria and is a graduate of Creative Arts from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria.
SAMBASA is an acronym of his philosophy about life 'Surviving -And-Maintaining-Balance-Against-Societal-Aggression', Which simply means not letting any negative force or situation in the society stop you from being positive about life and having a heart of Gold.
Though a trained theatre practitioner, Sambasa was introduced to performing arts in Church by his late Mother Caroline, when he was about 9 years old. From then on every activity in Church that involved going on stage Sambasa was close by doing what makes him happy, until he gained admission to the University to study his dream course.

By participating in many theatrical performances within and outside the school walls, with the support and encouragement of many, he was able to build the brand known as SAMBASA as a spectacular performer on stage and in various entertaining endeavours. Productions he has been part of on stage includes; Langbodo, The Duet, Idaoreh, gods are still not to blame, Private Lies, Bandits & Beggars, No Penny for Mama, Death and the King's Horseman, e.t.c.
His breakthrough into Nollywood as an upcoming artist to look out for came in the Multiple Award Winning Movie 'A Mile from Home' produced and directed by Eric Aghimien, where he played the role of 'SUKU' the leader of a notorious gang, he has since featured in Ojuju, Road to Stardom 2, just to mention but a few.
As a model he has walked the stage for designers like; Yakeen Kollege Kulture, PaPashey Clothings, Diamond Touch and have also participated in pageants while at the University.
His outstanding performance in Eric Aghimien's multiple award winning movie 'A Mile From Home' has earned him a nomination for Best Actor 2014 by the Best of Nollywood Awards (BON).
Sambasa believes his experience in life is what makes him stand out, after loosing both parents at a tender age and becoming an adult overnight. All that made him who he is today and the way he sees and react to life. He is very focused about his passion and talent, he strives for an outstanding delivery always. He says he is an actor that refuses to be put in a box; he will act, model, sing and dance and express himself with all the artistic elements he possesses.
He says life captivates him because it can't be totally understood, so in turn, as an actor when he is behind the camera he is captivated by being creative and conscious about this new character he has to become.
He loves watching football, loves playing PlayStation 3 FIFA Soccer is his favourite game so when he has a script to study or anything serious he would fast, be sober and stay away from the game, he loves to sing in fact he says a single will be out soon, so watch out, he loves to dance too and says he loves traveling to new places just to meet the people, know how they live, what they do and what happiness means to them, he says this refreshes his spirit.
Sambasa is a strong believer in the love of God and is passionate about anything he is involved in regarding the gift and talent given to him by God Almighty.
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Follow him on Twitter: @iamsambasa


  1. SAMBASA joor!! This dude can't go wrong. Thumbs up!!

  2. Ride on bro! Na we dey behind u...and God is by ur side! I've Always love ur attitud while in school. #RepUnilag

  3. True that, all true...A star in the making!

  4. Always repping...... I remember your mom... oh yes she made us all discover our talents..... May God bless her soul.. Amen.