Veteran Nollywood actress, Margaret Bandele Olayinka, popularly known as Iya Gbonkan, has appealed to well-meaning Nigerians to buy a car for her.
The 64-year-old Nollywood star in a video that’s currently making the rounds, lamented not owning a car despite spending over a decade in the Nigerian movie industry.
She mentioned that despite her age and experience, she still relies on walking and public transportation to get around from one place to another.
Iya Gbonkan urged Nigerians, particularly her fans, to honour her with a car while she is still alive, instead of waiting to celebrate her or offer grand gestures when she dies.
“I have been acting for decades, yet I don’t have a car. I rely on buses every day. If I were to die now, you would slaughter a cow. Celebrate me now while I am alive. I need a car from my fans,” she said in part.
Watch her speak below,
In other news, Nigerian superstar singer, Davido, has responded after his junior colleague, Cheque publicly apologized over a viral video in which he appeared to disrespect his wife, Chioma.
Cheque, a Nigerian singer and songwriter whose real name is Akanbi Bamidele Brett, a few days ago triggered heavy backlash online following a freestyle video he posted.
Cheque was seen in the video, seemingly admiring Davido’s wife, Chioma’s pictures on his phone while singing a love song to her. Continue reading…