Mary Remmy Njoku, Nollywood actress and film executive has responded to the Actors Guild of Nigeria president Emeka Rollas over his recent Big Brother Naija comment.
On Sunday, actor turned politician wrote on Instagram: “Nollywood! Not a dumping ground for evictees!!! Case closed.”]
She shared this via Instagram post shared on Monday, September 7, 2021, Mary expressed that she strongly disagreed with Emeka on how Nollywood had saved people previously perceived to be unemployable.
The actress wrote, “Nollywood is Nigeria’s no 1 rehabilitation center. She is indeed a dumping ground to all society rejects. An employer of the unemployable. A shelter to all who have lost their way. A mother to the confused and misunderstood. She doesn’t judge.”
“Many of us were unemployable in the society when we joined Nollywood. No degree, no certificates. If not for Nollywood so many people would have committed suicide because of stigmatization and discrimination.”
Another actor, Bolanle Ninalowo, also fired back at his comment and called him out for discrimination.
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