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Igbo producers are unfair to Yoruba actors –Oshodi Oke

Posted: Apr 18, 2015 at 5:53 am   /   by   /   comments (0)
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As we all know, there has been some tribal tension in the movie industry in recent times. This is heightened by the politics going on, forcing them to take sides. Actress Ronke Oshodi Oke had posted on her Facebook page that she will not be voting for Jimi Agbaje. When ‘Box Office’ reached her to ask why, the response she gave had to do with the divide in Lagos before the governorship election in Lagos.

Ronke believed the Ibos in Lagos are ganging up to vote for the PDP candidate and for that reason, she would be voting the other way. Also, she said that Igbo film producers are unfair to Yoruba actors and would not give them roles. “I don’t have anything against any candidate, I am not a politician. But an Ibo man will never betray his brother for a Yoruba man, lai lai. For example, the Ibo producers in the film industry frustrated almost all the Yoruba’s out of the English speaking Nollywood or you have to change your name to be with them. Why will they do that to us?” she asked.