The 44-year-old Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde who relocated to the United States of America in 2021, has lamented the level of suffering in Nigeria.
“We are too intelligent a people to suffer like this. Suffering is not lesson to brag about … it’s evil. Why must people suffer to get anything done? Why?”
The actress took to Instagram today, January 27, to say: “After living in the US now for about 2 years.. Not just visiting but living and changing systems, I now see many things we managed and let slide (in Nigeria. It is just pure craziness.
“I’m deeply frustrated at the depth and volume of the needless suffering Nigerians go through.”
She said that living in the US has opened her eyes to the “needless sufferings in Nigeria,” saying that the country’s economy gasps for breath as food price hikes and fuel scarcity continue to persist even as insurgents, bandits, and kidnappers are also threaten the well-being of the citizens.
Omotola had appeared in over 300 films and received so many domestic and international awards during her active days.