Olatayo Amokade, the Nigerian actor who’s popularly often known as Ijebu, has mentioned that earlier than he discovered fame as an actor, he faced lots of rejections and labored as a generator repairer.
In an interview with Sunday Scoop, he mentioned, “I truly began my profession as a generator repairer. I faced numerous rejections however they solely made me stronger and led me to the place I’m right now.
“Earlier than becoming a member of Nollywood, I used to be a really determined particular person. I at all times made good use of all of the alternatives that came my way.”
In an business stuffed with controversies, the actor famous that he consciously avoids drama. He mentioned, “The question is, can one actually keep away from controversy? Even when one tries hard to stay away, it could in some way navigate to 1. That’s one huge drawback of social media. I simply at all times strive my greatest to distance myself from any drama.”
When requested if he might reject any film function, he mentioned, “As an actor, I might mission any function given to me to one of the best of my means, even whether it is x-rated.”
Although some are of the opinion that the appearing career shouldn’t be as profitable because it appears, Ijebu mentioned, “If one loves what one does and it’s one’s ardour, one wouldn’t have an issue with that. There are good days and dangerous days, it’s the ardour one has that might maintain one going. It occurs in all sectors, not simply Nollywood, and a few are even worse.”