Zain Asher (Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Sister) gets Emotional on CNN about his Oscar Nom | Gives Brief History of Nigerian Roots

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Nigerians and Africans weren’t the only ones excited that Chiwetel Ejiofor got a nod from the Academy of Motion Pictures for his outstanding role in 12 Years a Slave.

His sister Zain Asher who is a news correspondent for CNN announced that her and family are over the moon about the recognition.

In the clip, where a colleague congratulates her, Zain delves into Chiwetel’s drive for acting, his survivor story and a bit of their Nigerian roots.