Nollywood actor and producer Segun Arinze has revealed that he developed phobia for swimming when a boy tried to drown him in a river during his childhood.
Segun, 54, is now taking swimming lessons from billionaire businessman Ned Nwoko.
He shared a video on Instagram on Wednesday from his swimming lessons and thank Nwoko who is the husband of actress Regina Daniels on insisting he learns to swim.
“When I was a young boy I tried to learn swimming in Asaba Delta State and one boy tried to drown me when we got into a fight at the river where we used to play. Ever since I had terrible phobia for swimming and ran away from any pool,” he wrote.
Segun thanked actor, director and producer Fred Amata; actress Belinda Effah; among others for the motivation to learn swimming.
He also revealed that actress Oge Okoye is learning to swim as well.