Iyabo Oshodi Speaks Out

please as dar as i know, it is not just the yorubar actresses who cannot survive with just acting, every tribe in this country and as long as you are not a major artsist used in movies you should go fins something else to do and help yourself, shikina. read her interview,,

Actress, Iyabo Ojo says it is impossible for Yoruba actresses to rely on the proceeds of movies alone for survival. The actress, known for her blunt nature, said this during a recent interview with Tribune Newspapers where she spoke
about her many businesses and how she copes with the income from acting, It is not possible for Yoruba speaking actress to rely on movies alone. How do you want to survive on that? Acting is just something I like to do, whether it is rewarding or not. Like I said, even before I became an actress, I have always been into buying and selling of goods. I was even into property at a particular point. The most important thing in life is to learn how to manage what you have to make the best out of it’ On how she manages both the acting and business ends, she says, ‘I have always been a picky actress. I don’t act in all movies that come my way. I try to plan and manage my time very well. If I know I am going to be busy with my business, I won’t take any script for that period. So, I try to draw out a plan for myself in order not to get myself hooked up on one thing while others suffer’. The mother of two owns a beauty salon and spa in Ikeja Lagos and also runs an event management company, Fespris, a combination of the names of her kids, Festus and Priscilla.... 


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