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Those were the times when things got really bad for my mother and I and we had nothing. It was so bad that we didn’t have a home or shelter to live in. We had to stay in a store, a small store that could take only one mat.

My mother and I squeezed ourselves in that mat. We didn’t even have a cup to drink water not to talk of a stove to cook. And my mother had to borrow, beg and stuff like that. These were moments when I was young I didn’t realize the gravity of poverty we were in, I couldn’t tell. But it was a good orientation for me.

It was moments that I thank God for making me past through, because that has sustained and helped me even as an actor. The ability to deliver all the roles they give me because I have tasted both sides of the coin.
Yeah, those moments; those terrible moments when ………..

we had nothing and we were living off people. People were just helping us out. There were times we didn’t have food to eat three or four days. You haven’t eaten and your stomach is rumbling but you don’t have any place to go. There was a time I lived on the street, in shops. There was a time I slept under the bridge. It was unfortunate that there were no records so that we can have memories we could play back now. To me, I am so extremely grateful that I went through it. At that time I hated everybody around me. In fact, I used to question why God was doing this to me. But I think God knew that I needed this for my future.

Ramsey told Christian Agadibe of Sunday Sun

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  1. After all of una don make am una go de com Tell us lie lie stori of how una suffa•GEJ say he nor wear shoe.MJ say she bin poor etc
    Abegi make una go joor #mtchhheeeeewwwwwww#

  2. Ok so life rili taught u nt 2 luk down on any one bt u did jst dat @ d club in surulere wen u snubbed a gurl who was jst excited 2 see u,felt so bad 4 d gurl wen she left wiv shame…….anyway,life must go on.

  3. guy calm down na lie lie story b dat …u wey fresh dat time wey u act silient night!!!niggaz wey don get bread na so una go dey gist us…gussssh…na wa ooh,everybody get story to tell ooh na if u go fit listen…broda go flex ur cash leave story 4 press men.jooor ooooh…..

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