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If Nollywood dies, my destiny and that of many others will die – John Okafor

Nollywood Actor John Okafor
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NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Comic Nollywood actor John Okafor a.k.a Mr Ibu has come out to say the activities of pirates has impacted negatively on the production of Nollywood movies.

John Okafor and wife

John Okafor and wife Stella

The actor in an interview with The Vanguard attributed the challenge of piracy in the industry to bad eggs in the post production stage who undermine the efforts of the actors.

These were his words:

“The Nigerian movie industry is blossoming with a production rate of about 50 movies weekly. However, the potential of the fast growing industry is hampered by imposter and pirates.”

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Nollywood Actor John Okafor a.k.a Mr IBU

The comic actor who has over 150 movies to his credit revealed acting is his destiny:

“Despite been a manager of football players and also trying my hands in boxing, acting in Nollywood is what i’m destined to do. If it dies, my destiny as well as many others will die” – John Okafor.

John Okafor (Mr Ibu)

John Okafor (Mr Ibu)

What words do you have for Mr Ibu who says his destiny will die if Nollywood dies?

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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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