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I was banned from the industry for 2 years, yet I survived – Omotola Ekeinde

Nollywood Actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
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CELEBRITY GIST: Star Actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, one of the most celebrated actresses in the industry has come out to reveal how she managed to sail through during her difficult times, to encourage young girls.

Omotola - Omosexy Makeup

Omotola – Omosexy Makeup

The proud mother of 4 children took to her Instagram to share her experience on how tough it was for her when she lost her dad and when she was banned from the industry for 2 years.

Here’s what she wrote:

“My dad died, everything went down. It looked like even schooling had come to end. I was able to stand against all odds beside my widowed mom. I wanted to be successful so bad. I was sensitive to all opportunities. I escorted a friend to an acting audition. She didn’t get in,i did. I found my future. It was tough. Fast forward to the ban of top actors. Everyone was banned for 1 year. I was banned for 2 years.”

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

Omosexy continued:

“I had always wanted to do music, my first love but there was no time. I had time against all odds. I did and released my first album GBA. Had a hit single – Naija Lowa. Was invited to the grammy! My song Barren land from my second album. Myself and eyes was adopted by Amnesty International and i was signed to Bungodo Universal. I earned Royalties in $$$ (Dollar). Despite the ups and down, no matter what life throws at you, you can pull through.”

The mother of 4 concluded:

“You must refuse to pity or to be a victim. Make your pain your motivation. You can win and keep winning from Ikoyi to Iyana Ipaja. Now, to the world, yet i won. I challenge world class manager @k3or and the indomitable @moabudu to tell their yet i won. Story to encourage young girls out there” – @realomosexy.

Nigerian Actress Omotola Ekeinde

Nigerian Actress Omotola Ekeinde

Thank God for seeing Omotola Ekeinde through her difficult moments.

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Joan Nwankwo is a founding member and blogger at Nollywood Community, a Nigerian online community for sharing and discussing all things Nollywood. I enjoy blogging about our Nollywood Celebrities! 🙌

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