"Nollywood Actors Don’t Need Lagos, Abuja To Be Successful" – Patience Ozokwor

Date: 08-02-2023 9:33 pm (1 year ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
- at 8-02-2023 09:33 PM (1 year ago)

Veteran actress, Patience Ozokwor, has told her colleagues that they do not need to relocate to Abuja or Lagos to make it big in the movie industry.

According to her, when a person has talent, they can be successful despite where they are.

Mama G as she is fondly called, stated this during a candle procession night in honour of the late Chief Executive Officer and founder, Africa Movie Academy Awards, Madam Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, on Tuesday night in Enugu.

She noted that many actors and actresses started their careers in Enugu but relocated to Abuja and Lagos the moment they became stars and forgot their roots.

“But for me, I said I am going to stay in Enugu, inside the village and when I go to Lagos, I tell them I am a village woman.

“I stay at Ngwo in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State and God has shown me that you can become a star from anywhere.

“You don’t need to be in Lagos or Abuja,”
Ozokwor said.

Advising her colleague further, Ozokwor said, “If you are good enough, they will call you even from America.”

She added that she had received the Member Federal Republic award, Centenary Award given once in every 100 years.

“I did not even know who put my name there, so you can be picked from anywhere.

“That is the statement I wanted to make in this industry but I am happy that I am saying it today,”
she said.

Posted: at 8-02-2023 09:33 PM (1 year ago) | Addicted Hero
- gogoman at 8-02-2023 09:56 PM (1 year ago)
it might work for u but not for everyone
Posted: at 8-02-2023 09:56 PM (1 year ago) | Grande Master
- fineboy77 at 8-02-2023 10:02 PM (1 year ago)

Posted: at 8-02-2023 10:02 PM (1 year ago) | Addicted Hero
- Allsense at 8-02-2023 10:12 PM (1 year ago)
Everybody's believe is diff but you said d absolute truth here "you can be anywhere and still be called" grace
Posted: at 8-02-2023 10:12 PM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac