Nollywood Actress Foluke Daramola Speaks Out on Nigeria’s Societal Challenges


Nollywood actress Foluke Daramola-Salako has raised concerns over Nigeria’s declining societal values, attributing it to the country becoming a “dumping ground” for various issues.

In an interview with Punch, she lamented the lack of government intervention in addressing critical issues, leading to a deterioration in the nation’s value system.

Daramola expressed dismay at the normalization of abnormal behaviors, citing the acceptance of cross-dressing as an example.

She emphasized the need for genuine love and criticized the prevalent survival instinct-driven mentality among Nigerians.

Furthermore, she highlighted the struggles faced by young Nigerians with innovative ideas, accusing the government of neglect and even theft of intellectual property.

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Daramola emphasized the need for self-reliance among youths, citing the increasing crime rate as a consequence of societal neglect.

Addressing the recent controversy surrounding Eniola Ajao’s decision to award crossdresser Bobrisky the ‘best dressed female’ award at a movie premiere, Daramola defended Ajao’s autonomy in movie production and marketing decisions.

She commended Ajao’s efforts in independently funding and promoting her movie ‘Ajakaju,’ noting the challenges faced by filmmakers in Nigeria due to limited support systems compared to other countries.

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