Welcome, Guest: Join Nairaland / LOGIN! / Trending / Recent / New
Stats: 2,420,837 members, 5,429,838 topics. Date: Tuesday, 18 February 2020 at 06:11 PM

I Was Born An Actor, Politician –melaye - Politics - Nairaland

Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Politics / I Was Born An Actor, Politician –melaye (160 Views)

I Was Born An Actor, Politician – Dino Melaye / Reno Omokri: I Have Never Seen An Igbo Beggar Since I Was Born Till Today / Mustapha Sani Abacha Was Born In Aso Rock To A Sitting Head Of State (2) (3) (4)

(1) (Reply) (Go Down)

I Was Born An Actor, Politician –melaye by Ecstasy154(m): 7:32am On Dec 14, 2019
Friday Olokor, Abuja

A former chairman, Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory, Dino Melaye, has said he was born an actor and a politician.

Melaye made the claim in an interview with journalists in Abuja during the premiere of a movie titled, ‘Lemonade, written by Joy Idoko and produced by 100% Joy Media Productions, where he featured prominently.

He also explained that he participated in acting “to send a message to Nigerians”, ameliorate problems and “get Nigeria out of the cocoon.”

While calling on the government to create laws that would promote entertainment in Nigeria, Melaye said he participated in the movie “to send a message to Nigerians, to ameliorate our problems and to get Nigeria out of the cocoon will be a very strong way to correct the ills in the society.”

He said, “I am born both as an actor and a politician. The entertainment industry is a very strong sector of our national life that should be encouraged. It is richer than oil because oil is exhaustible but these ideas rule the world as I speak to you. I believe that entertainment industry is one of the strongest weapons that we can be used to ameliorate our problems in this country.”

Idoko said, “Lemonade is a movie I shot; it is very dear to my heart because the story about Lemonade is the story that a lot of people are going through. People talk about domestic abuse, domestic violence and all that but people don’t talk about emotional and mental abuse.

“The setting was Abuja and I decided to cast with Senator Dino Melaye because we wanted to cast a real life Senator, we needed to cast a politician and I didn’t want to cast an actor as a politician.”

Re: I Was Born An Actor, Politician –melaye by edoairways: 7:43am On Dec 14, 2019
Isn't obvious
Re: I Was Born An Actor, Politician –melaye by benpuzzy(m): 7:46am On Dec 14, 2019
My manest man.
Re: I Was Born An Actor, Politician –melaye by sammyj: 7:48am On Dec 14, 2019
shocked shocked Melaye don enter street!!! shocked shocked
Re: I Was Born An Actor, Politician –melaye by referandum(m): 7:53am On Dec 14, 2019
He a sucessful career man, he managed to combine both tasking careers (acting and politics) without stress.

1 Like

Re: I Was Born An Actor, Politician –melaye by choice17(m): 7:56am On Dec 14, 2019
Finally this baba have found his true calling!! Is never too late grin

(1) (Reply)

Buhari Condemns Execution Of Aid Workers In Borno / FG Won’t Allow Foreign Airlines Treat Nigerians With Contempt – Sirika / The Lies And The Truths: Economic State Of Ile-ife, Nigeria.

(Go Up)

Sections: politics (1) business autos (1) jobs (1) career education (1) romance computers phones travel sports fashion health
religion celebs tv-movies music-radio literature webmasters programming techmarket

Links: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)

Nairaland - Copyright © 2005 - 2020 Oluwaseun Osewa. All rights reserved. See How To Advertise. 47
Disclaimer: Every Nairaland member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nairaland.